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Understanding language man or machine by John A. Moyne

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Psycholinguistics,
  • Computational linguistics,
  • Comprehension,
  • Artificial intelligence,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general,
  • Formal languages

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn A. Moyne.
SeriesFoundations of computer science
LC ClassificationsP37 .M69 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 357 p. :
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2531702M
ISBN 10030641970X
LC Control Number85012341

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