In addition, this title offers coverage of two entirely new subject areas. First, the text features a new chapter on statistically-based methods using large corpora. Second, it includes an appendix on speech recognition and spoken language understanding. Also, the information on semantics that was covered in the first edition has been largely expanded in this edition to include an emphasis on compositional interpretation. 0805303340B04062001Allen, James is the author of 'Natural Language Understanding', published 1994 under ISBN 9780805303346 and ISBN 0805303340.