Natural language processing

Chowdhury, Gobinda G. (2003) Natural language processing. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 37 (1). pp. 51-89. ISSN 0066-4200 (

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Beginning with the basic issues of NLP, this chapter aims to chart the major research activities in this area since the last ARIST Chapter in 1996 (Haas, 1996), including: (i) natural language text processing systems - text summarization, information extraction, information retrieval, etc., including domain-specific applications; (ii) natural language interfaces; (iii) NLP in the context of www and digital libraries ; and (iv) evaluation of NLP systems.