On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 7:47 PM, Gary Shannon <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > If you want a couple of interesting sub-fields you might Google > <statistical chunking>, or <statistical tagging> (or <statistical tagger>) Excellent. A couple of preliminary searches turned up some interesting articles. Finding the right term to search for seems to be half my battle lately. :) On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:37 PM, Alex Fink <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > I came across http://www.nltk.org/book one day and it seems like a fairly good > applications-focused treatment of > the rudiments of NLP. Won't be as statistical as the Manning-Schuetze book though. Looks good. Will be a helpful guide (statistical centric or not) to applying the conceptual stuff I'm reading elsewhere (even if the concepts don't actually line up). I find I have to come up with some "experiments" help me clarify. :) Thanks for your help, Gary & Alex. Iain