Computational Linguistics
(3,269 words)

The earliest efforts on Chinese language processing can be traced back to the 1960s, with the invention of Chinese input methods. To enable the QWERTY keyboard to adopt Chinese, both orthography (character) based and phonetic (pīnyīn 拼音) based conversions were proposed. To further enhance the computerized processing of Chinese text, more efforts started in the late 1980s, marked by the first computa…

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Chu-Ren HUANG and Su QI, “Computational Linguistics”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 26 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000058>
First published online: 2015



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