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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: Computational Approaches to Morphology and Syntax
Written By: Brian Roark
Richard W Sproat

The book will appeal to scholars and advanced students of morphology,
syntax, computational linguistics and natural language processing (NLP). It
provides a critical and practical guide to computational techniques for
handling morphological and syntactic phenomena, showing how these
techniques have been used and modified in practice.

The authors discuss the nature and uses of syntactic parsers and examine
the problems and opportunities of parsing algorithms for finite-state,
context-free and various context-sensitive grammars. They relate approaches
for describing syntax and morphology to formal mechanisms and algorithms,
and present well-motivated approaches for augmenting grammars with weights
or probabilities.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199274770
ISBN-13: 9780199274772
Pages: 336
Prices: U.K. £ 60.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199274789
ISBN-13: 9780199274789
Pages: 336
Prices: U.K. £ 24.99