Language and Information - Selected Essays on Their Theory and Application

By: Bar-Hillel, Yehoshua

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388 pages including index. A collection of essays, most now out-of-print, written by the author in the preceeding 15 years. Of interest to those interested in machine translation and information retrieval - especially the more technical and applied aspects. Text divided into the following five sections: Theoretical aspects of language; algebraic linguistics; machine translation; semantic information; mechanization of information retrieval. Grey cloth-covered boards feature brilliant gilt lettering upon spine. Book clean and unmarked with very light wear. Some soiling to top edge. Minor moisture-induced undulations to top corner of pages around 190. Dust jacket bears closed tears at top of spine, otherwise average wear. Nice solid copy.