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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Automatic Summarization
Written By: Inderjeet Mani
Series Title: Natural Language Processing

With the explosion in the quantity of on-line text and multimedia information in recent years, there has been a renewed interest in automatic summarization. This book provides a systematic introduction to the field, explaining basic definitions, the strategies used by human summarizers, and automatic methods that leverage linguistic and statistical knowledge to produce extracts and abstracts. Drawing from a wealth of research in artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and information retrieval, the book also includes detailed assessments of evaluation methods and new topics such as multi-document and multimedia summarization.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1588110591
ISBN-13: 9781588110596
Prices: U.S. $ 149
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1588110605
ISBN-13: 9781588110602
Prices: U.S. $ 44.95