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Many Faces of Text Processing

Many Faces of Text Processing

This video was recorded at 1st International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS), Sogndal 2011. Why people process text with computers? It all started many years ago, with the main goal in minds of researchers, to understand the text. In the meantime, the area of text processing developed in many different directions whereby the original goals were often forgotten. Funny enough, it seems, in several decades of computerized processing of textual data, the solution to the 'text understanding' problem didn't evolve much compared to some other, easier and often more profitable problems to deal with (such as information retrieval/search, machine translation or information extraction). In this paper we touch various aspects of text processing along several dimensions: (a)... Show More

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