Programming for Linguists: Perl for Language Researchers

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 232 pages
This book is an introduction to the rudiments of Perl programming. It provides the general reader with an interest in language with the most usable and relevant aspects of Perl for writing programs that deal with language.
  • Exposes the general reader with an interest in language to the most usable and relevant aspects of Perl for writing programs that deal with language.
  • Contains simple examples and exercises that gradually introduce the reader to the essentials of good programming.
  • Assumes no prior programming experience.
  • Accompanied by exercises at the end of each chapter and offers all the code on the companion website: http://www.u.arizona.edu/~hammond
 

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Contents

1 Why Programming and Why Perl?
1
2 Getting Started
5
Control Structures and Variables
8
4 Input and Output
30
5 Subroutines and Modules
46
6 Regular Expressions
80
7 Text Manipulation
94
8 HTML
121
9 CGI
140
Appendix A Objects
173
Appendix B Tk
188
Appendix C Special Variables
209
Appendix D Where to Find Out More
210
Index
213
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Michael Hammond is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Arizona. He is the author of numerous books and articles on phonology, morphology, psychophonology, and computational linguistics including Phonology of English (1999), Constraining Metrical Theory (1988), and Programming for Linguists: Java TM Technology for Language Researchers (Blackwell 2002).

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