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language engineering

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Definition of language engineering in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The field of computing that uses tools such as machine-readable dictionaries and sentence parsers in order to process natural languages for applications such as speech synthesis and machine translation.
Example sentences
  • Questions of language engineering have generally been more vigorously considered in the US than in other English-speaking countries.
  • Rhetorical's origins involved work carried out at Edinburgh University by Moens and Taylor on speech and language engineering.
  • Our implementation of NegEx is created as a processing resource using the JAPE regular expression system within the GATE framework for language engineering.

Derivatives

language engineer

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Writing source code is the essence of my work as a language engineer.
  • To a language engineer constructing a human-computer interface, 'performance' is the only important measure of success.
  • I'm a language engineer by trade and usually this means I'm working on compilers or tools for other languages I didn't have any part in designing.

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