Cartoon Theories of Linguistics
Part ж—The Trouble with NLP
Phineas Q. Phlogiston, Ph.D.
Unintentional University of Lghtnbrgstn
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Now that that is taken care of, let us consider why Natural Language Processing (or, its alter-ego, Computational Linguistics) has not been the resounding success regularly predicted by the NLP faithful:
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