2013

Where Humans Meet Machines

Innovative Solutions for Knotty Natural-Language Problems

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-6933-9 (Print) 978-1-4614-6934-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Natural-Language Technology and the Global Marketplace

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-25

      Making the Case for an Open, Unified System Architecture in Response to Rapid Developments in the Natural Language Industry: Translingual Automatic Language Exploration the System (TALES)

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      Pages 27-43

      The Burgeoning of Medical Social-Media Postings and the Need for Improved Natural Language Mapping Tools

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      Pages 45-57

      Machine Translation: The Enterprise Point of View

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      Pages 59-77

      Speech-Enabled Unified Communications: Overcoming the Multilingual Challenges of the European Market

  3. Advanced NLP Methods and Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-107

      Exploiting Lexical Sensitivity in Performing Word Sense Disambiguation

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      Pages 109-135

      Summarizing Short Texts Through a Discourse-Centered Approach in a Multilingual Context

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      Pages 137-161

      Handling Two Difficult Challenges for Text-to-Speech Synthesis Systems: Out-of-Vocabulary Words and Prosody: A Case Study in Romanian

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      Pages 163-183

      MAP: An Abstraction-Based Metaphor Analysis Program for Overcoming Cross-Modal Challenges

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      Pages 185-209

      Translation of Idiomatic Expressions Across Different Languages: A Study of the Effectiveness of TransSearch

  4. Innovative NLP Tools for Physicians, Educators and Translators

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

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      Pages 213-232

      Argumentation-Based Dialogue Systems for Medical Training

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      Pages 233-269

      Design of Dialog-Based Intelligent Tutoring Systems to Simulate Human-to-Human Tutoring

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      Pages 271-283

      TCAD: Vocabulary Acquisition Tool for Motivating Bilingual Pupils with Hearing Impairment in Learning English

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 285-297

      A Hybrid Approach to Automated Rating of Foreign Language Proficiency Using Oral Test Responses

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      Pages 299-314

      Multilingual Systems, Translation Technology and Their Impact on the Translator’s Profession

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 315-315