Words and intelligence II: essays in honor of Yorick Wilks

Khurshid Ahmad (Editor), Christopher Brewster (Editor), Mark Stevenson (Editor)

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Yorick Wilks is a central figure in the fields of Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence. His influence has extends to many areas of these fields and includes contributions to Machine Translation, word sense disambiguation, dialogue modeling and Information Extraction.This book celebrates the work of Yorick Wilks from the perspective of his peers. It consists of original chapters each of which analyses an aspect of his work and links it to current thinking in that area. His work has spanned over four decades but is shown to be pertinent to recent developments in language processing such as the Semantic Web.This volume forms a two-part set together with Words and Intelligence I, Selected Works by Yorick Wilks, by the same editors.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDordrecht (NL)
Number of pages279
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4020-5833-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-4020-5832-5
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2007

Publication series

NameText, speech and language technology
ISSN (Print)1386-291X


  • artificial
  • dialogue
  • disambiguation
  • machine
  • translation
  • Wilks


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  • Introduction

    Ahmad, K., Brewster, C. & Stevenson, M., 2007, Words and Intelligence II: essays in honor of Yorick Wilks. Ahmad, K., Brewster, C. & Stevenson, M. (eds.). Dordrecht (NL): Springer, p. xi-xiv 4 p. (Text, speech and language technology; vol. 36).

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  • Words and intelligence I: selected papers by Yorick Wilks

    Ahmad, K. (ed.), Brewster, C. (ed.) & Stevenson, M. (ed.), 31 Mar 2007, Springer. 292 p. (Text, Speech and Language Technology; vol. 36)

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