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The Resource Language, technology, and society

Language, technology, and society

Label
Language, technology, and society
Title
Language, technology, and society
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book traces the history of language technology from writing - the first technology specifically designed for language - to digital speech and other contemporary language systems. The book describes the social impact of technological developments over five millennia, and addresses topics such as the ways in which literacy has influenced cognitive and scientific development; the social impact of modern speech technology; the influence of various printing technologies; the usesand limitations of machine translation; how far mass information access is a means for exploitation or enlightenment
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sproat, Richard
Dewey number
410.285
Index
no index present
LC call number
P211.S66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computational linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Computational linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
Label
Language, technology, and society
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; List of Figures and Tables; 1 Preliminaries; 2 Writing as a Language Technology; 3 How Writing Represents Language; 4 Decipherment; 5 Writing, Literacy, and Society; 6 A Brief History of Mechanized Speech and Language Technology; 7 Modern Speech Technology; 8 Language Processing and Translation; 9 The Future; 10 Further Reading; Glossary; Phonetic Symbols; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
609861642
Extent
1 online resource (301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191576386
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609861642
Label
Language, technology, and society
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; List of Figures and Tables; 1 Preliminaries; 2 Writing as a Language Technology; 3 How Writing Represents Language; 4 Decipherment; 5 Writing, Literacy, and Society; 6 A Brief History of Mechanized Speech and Language Technology; 7 Modern Speech Technology; 8 Language Processing and Translation; 9 The Future; 10 Further Reading; Glossary; Phonetic Symbols; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
609861642
Extent
1 online resource (301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191576386
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609861642

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