Printer Friendly

Computational and Quantitative Studies.

0826458726

Computational and quantitative studies.

Halliday, M. A. K. Ed. by Jonathan J. Webster.

Continuum Publishing Group

2005

300 pages

$150.00

Hardcover

The collected works of M.A.K. Halliday; v.6

P98

Halliday's work on language in relation to computing has spanned over fifty years and encompassed modeling language that has been based on paradigms, contexts, functions, development and fuzzy logic. In this edition he weighs in on the early years of machine translation and its relation to the linguistics of a mechanical thesaurus, the essence of probabalistic grammar within corpus studies, with the corpus itself a theoretical construct, working into the realm in which dwells "intelligent computing," or better yet, computing with meaning. Some of the articles and ideas come from his work in the 1950s but are still startling and evocative, and have led to significant studies about themodeling of language.

([c]20062005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)
COPYRIGHT 2006 Book News, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2006 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Reference & Research Book News
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Aug 1, 2006
Words:152
Previous Article:Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism: Gilbert Amongst Whistler, Wilde, Leighton, Pater and Burne-Jones.
Next Article:Acts of Criticism: Performance Matters in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries, Essays in Honor of James P. Lusardi.
Topics:


Related Articles
Recent advances in quantitative methods in cancer and human health risk assessment.
Normal mode analysis; theory and applications to biological and chemical systems.
Linguistic evidence; empirical, theoretical, and computational perspectives.
Computational Intelligence for Movement Sciences: Neural Networks, Support Vector Machines, and Other Emerging Technologies.
A course in mathematical biology; quantitative modeling with mathematical and computational methods.
Numerical methods in finance and economics; a MATLAB-based introduction, 2d ed.
Fundamentals of fluid mechanics, 5th ed.
Tony Tripodi and Miriam Potocky-Tripodi, International Social Work Research: Issues and Prospects.
Computational genomics; current methods.
Computational systems bioinformatics; methods and biomedical applications.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters