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Introduction to Natural Language Processing

Fall 2004

Textbook & Resources

Required book :

Manning and Schutze
"Statistical Natural Language Processing"
MIT Press; 1st edition (June 18, 1999)
ISBN: 0262133601


Additional sources of interest :

Jurafsky and Martin
"Speech and Language Processing"
Prentice Hall; 1st edition (January 26, 2000)
ISBN: 0130950696

James Allen. Natural Language Understanding. The Benajmins/Cummings Publishing Company Inc. 1994. ISBN 0-8053-0334-0.

Tom Mitchell. Machine Learning. McGraw Hill, 1997. ISBN 0070428077

Cover, T. M. and J. A. Thomas: Elements of Information Theory. Wiley. 1991. ISBN 0-471-06259-6.

Charniak, E.: Statistical Language Learning. The MIT Press. 1996. ISBN 0-262-53141-0.

Jelinek, F.: Statistical Methods for Speech Recognition. The MIT Press. 1998. ISBN 0-262-10066-5.


Programming Resources:

NLP Code and Data resources, including some examples in Java.

Eric Brill's short guide to Perl.

An overview of UNIX tools for text.