Text- and Speech-Triggered Information Access

8th ELSNET Summer School, Chios Island, Greece, July 15-30 2000. Revised Lectures

  • Steve Renals
  • Gregory Grefenstette

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2705)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 2705)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Gregory Grefenstette, Steve Renals
    Pages 1-5
  3. Alexander Hauptmann, Rong Jin, Howard Wactlar
    Pages 6-37
  4. Yoshihiko Gotoh, Steve Renals
    Pages 78-105
  5. David Hawking
    Pages 106-144
  6. Agata Savary, Christian Jacquemin
    Pages 145-181
  7. Back Matter

About this book


This book presents revised versions of the lectures given at the 8th ELSNET European Summer School on Language and Speech Communication held on the Island of Chios, Greece, in summer 2000.

Besides an introductory survey, the book presents lectures on data analysis for multimedia libraries, pronunciation modeling for large vocabulary speech recognition, statistical language modeling, very large scale information retrieval, reduction of information variation in text, and a concluding chapter on open questions in research for linguistics in information access.

The book gives newcomers to language and speech communication a clear overview of the main technologies and problems in the area. Researchers and professionals active in the area will appreciate the book as a concise review of the technologies used in text- and speech-triggered information access.


cognition communication computational linguistics data analysis information retrieval language communication language processing linguistics natural language processing speech processing speech recognition statistical language processing text processing text retrieval

Editors and affiliations

  • Steve Renals
    • 1
  • Gregory Grefenstette
    • 2
  1. 1.University of EdinburghEdinburghScotland
  2. 2.CEA-LIST, Fontenay-aux-RosesFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-40635-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-45115-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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