An Overview of Language Processing

  • Pierre M. Nugues
Part of the Cognitive Technologies book series (COGTECH)


Linguistics is the study and the description of human languages. Linguistic theories on grammar and meaning have developed since ancient times and the Middle Ages. However, modern linguistics originated at the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century. Its founder and most prominent figure was probably Ferdinand de Saussure (1916) . Over time, modern linguistics has produced an impressive set of descriptions and theories.


Speech Recognition Language Processing Noun Phrase Machine Translation Interactive Voice Response 
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  • Pierre M. Nugues
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceLund UniversityLundSweden

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