Text Genres And Registers: The Computation Of Linguistic Features by Chengyu Alex FangText Genres And Registers: The Computation Of Linguistic Features by Chengyu Alex Fang

Text Genres And Registers: The Computation Of Linguistic Features

byChengyu Alex Fang, Jing Cao

Hardcover | March 16, 2015

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This book is a description of some of the most recent advances in text classification as part of a concerted effort to achieve computer understanding of human language. In particular, it addresses state-of-the-art developments in the computation of higher-level linguistic features, ranging from etymology to grammar and syntax for the practical task of text classification according to genres, registers and subject domains. Serving as a bridge between computational methods and sophisticated linguistic analysis, this book will be of particular interest to academics and students of computational linguistics as well as professionals in natural language engineering.
Alex Fang is based at the Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong and lectures on topics devoted to corpus linguistics, computational linguistics and machine translation. He is also Adjunct Professor at the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Beijing, China. He is Director of t...
Title:Text Genres And Registers: The Computation Of Linguistic FeaturesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:267 pagesPublished:March 16, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662450992

ISBN - 13:9783662450994

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Language Resources.- Corpus Annotation and Usable Linguistic Features.- Etymological Features across Genres and Registers.- Part-of-Speech Tags and ICE Text Classification.- Verbs and Text Classification.- Adjectives and Text Categories.- Adverbial Clauses across Text Categories and Registers.- Coordination across Modes, Genres and Registers.- Semantic Features and Authorship Attribution.- Pragmatics and Dialogue Acts.- The Future.- Bibliography.- Appendix.- Index.