Handbook of Natural Language Processing, Hardback Book


The Handbook of Natural Language Processing, Second Edition presents practical tools and techniques for implementing natural language processing in computer systems.

Along with removing outdated material, this edition updates every chapter and expands the content to include emerging areas, such as sentiment analysis. New to the Second EditionGreater prominence of statistical approachesNew applications sectionBroader multilingual scope to include Asian and European languages, along with EnglishAn actively maintained wiki (http://handbookofnlp.cse.unsw.edu.au) that provides online resources, supplementary information, and up-to-date developmentsDivided into three sections, the book first surveys classical techniques, including both symbolic and empirical approaches.

The second section focuses on statistical approaches in natural language processing.

In the final section of the book, each chapter describes a particular class of application, from Chinese machine translation to information visualization to ontology construction to biomedical text mining.

Fully updated with the latest developments in the field, this comprehensive, modern handbook emphasizes how to implement practical language processing tools in computational systems.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 702 pages, 301; 29 Tables, black and white; 115 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Natural language & machine translation
  • ISBN: 9781420085921



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