Here is the listing of Best reference books on Speech and Natural Language Processing.
|1. “Speech and Language Processing” by Daniel Jurafsky and James H. Martin|
|2. “Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing” by Chris Manning and Hinrich Schuetze
Book Review: This book provides introduction to statistical natural language processing (NLP) since the statistical approaches to processing natural language text has become widely dominant in recent years. The book contains the set of both theory and algorithms needed for building NLP tools. The book also presents a rigorous coverage of mathematical and linguistic foundations as well as in depth discussion about the statistical methods. These would allow the students and researchers to construct their own implementations. The book also covers the concept of collocation finding, word sense disambiguation, probabilistic parsing, information retrieval and many other applications.
|3. “Natural Language Processing and Speech Technology” by Dafydd Gibbon
Book Review: This book focuses on the area of language processing and speech technology. The various topics included in the book are modelling, cognition, perception and behaviour; language and speech systems; multilingual research and developments; prosody; syntax, morphology, lexicon; semantics; formalisms and parsing. The book also contains various tools for development and teaching.
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