Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing
This is the companion website for the
Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing, MIT
Press. Cambridge, MA: May 1999.
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about the book and sample chapters are available.
If you are here to look up something that is mentioned in the book, click
on the appropriate chapter link below.
A list of
is also available. Please send us any corrections, and get to see your
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We'd be pleased to get feedback about how this book works out as a textbook,
what is missing, or covered in too much detail, or what is simply
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- Mathematical Foundations
- Linguistic Essentials
- Corpus-Based Work
- Statistical Inference: n-gram Models over
- Word Sense Disambiguation
- Lexical Acquisition
- Markov Models
- Part-of-Speech Tagging
- Probabilistic Context Free Grammars
- Probabilistic Parsing
- Statistical Alignment and Machine Translation
- Topics in Information Retrieval
- Text Categorization
Useful Sites (including Manning's
Some courses that have used this book are the following (we're happy to
be told of others!).
- UPenn CIS530,
Berkeley SIMS 296a-4,
Johns Hopkins: current
[lots of great slides by Jan Hajic!],
Oregon Graduate Institute
Purdue [lots of slides],
San Diego SU,
CSCI4152 [lots of slides!],
University of Technology TIK-61.182,
Warsaw University of Technology,
Europea de Madrid - CEES.
- Middle East
- Arab Academy for Science & Technology and Marine Transport.
University of Science and Technology (POSTECH),
Cheng-chi University, Taiwan,
Christopher Manning and