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Title: Word Sense Disambiguation
Subtitle: Algorithms and Applications
Edited By: Eneko Agirre
Philip Edmonds
URL: http://www.springer.com/1-4020-4808-4
Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology
Description:

This is the first book to cover the entire topic of word sense
disambiguation (WSD) including: all the major algorithms, techniques,
performance measures, results, philosophical issues, and applications.
Leading researchers in the field have contributed chapters that synthesize
and provide an overview of past and state-of-the-art research across the
field. The editors have carefully organized the chapters into sub-topics.
Researchers and lecturers will learn about the full range of what has been
done and where the field is headed. Developers will learn which
technique(s) will apply to their particular application, how to build and
evaluate systems, and what performance to expect. An accompanying Website
provides links to resources for WSD and a searchable index of the book.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402048084
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 385
Prices: Europe EURO 129.95
U.K. £ 100.00
U.S. $ 169.00