Natural Language Processing with Python: Analyzing Text with the Natural Language Toolkit

Natural Language Processing with Python: Analyzing Text with the Natural Language Toolkit Author Steven Bird
ISBN-10 0596516495
ISBN-13 9780596516499
Year 2009-07-10
Pages 504
Language English
Publisher O’Reilly Media
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This book offers a highly accessible introduction to natural language processing the field that supports a variety of language technologies from predictive text and email filtering to automatic summarization and translation With it you ll learn how to write Python programs that work with large collections of unstructured text You ll access richly annotated datasets using a comprehensive range of linguistic data structures and you ll understand the main algorithms for analyzing the content and structure of written communication Packed with examples and exercises Natural Language Processing with Python will help you Extract information from unstructured text either to guess the topic or identify named entities Analyze linguistic structure in text including parsing and semantic analysisAccess popular linguistic databases including WordNet and treebanksIntegrate techniques drawn from fields as diverse as linguistics and artificial intelligenceThis book will help you gain practical skills in natural language processing using the Python programming language and the Natural Language Toolkit NLTK open source library If you re interested in developing web applications analyzing multilingual news sources or documenting endangered languages or if you re simply curious to have a programmer s perspective on how human language works you ll find Natural Language Processing with Python both fascinating and immensely useful

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