Chapter 6. Memory-Based Learning

  1. Alexander Clark PhD member Lecturer2,
  2. Dr Chris Fox Reader3 and
  3. Shalom Lappin Professor4
  1. Walter Daelemans MA, PhD Professor and
  2. Antal Van Den Bosch MA, PhD postdoc researcher Assistant Professor Associate Professor Guest Professor

Published Online: 29 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324044.ch6

The Handbook of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing

The Handbook of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing

How to Cite

Daelemans, W. and Van Den Bosch, A. (2010) Memory-Based Learning, in The Handbook of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing (eds A. Clark, C. Fox and S. Lappin), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324044.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

  2. 3

    University of Essex, UK

  3. 4

    King's College London, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Antwerp, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155816

Online ISBN: 9781444324044

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Keywords:

  • memory-based learning;
  • natural language processing (NLP) tasks - translation of one level of representation to another;
  • classification-based learning, input features - feature vector and output class;
  • memory-based learning (MBL) - learning NLP classification problems;
  • choice of representation in MBLP - key factor determining approach accuracy;
  • memory-based learning, across wide range of NLP tasks;
  • memory-based learning - applied successfully to lexical semantics;
  • memory-based learning, close relation to example-based machine translation (EBMT);
  • exemplar-based computational psycholinguistics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Memory-Based Language Processing

  • NLP Applications

  • Exemplar-Based Computational Psycholinguistics

  • Generalization and Abstraction

  • Generalizing Examples

  • Further Reading

  • Notes