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Computational phonology a constraint-based approach by Steven Bird

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Phonology -- Data processing.,
  • Computational linguistics.,
  • Constraints (Artificial intelligence),
  • Language and logic.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-191) and indexes.

Statementby Steven Bird.
SeriesStudies in natural language processing
LC ClassificationsP217.3 .B57 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 203 p. ;
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1105707M
ISBN 100521474965
LC Control Number94030865

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