A Maximum Entropy Approach to Natural Language Processing
by A. L. Berger, S. A. Della Pietra, V. J. Della Pietra
Publisher: Association for Computational Linguistics 1996
Number of pages: 36
The authors describe a method for statistical modeling based on maximum entropy. They present a maximum-likelihood approach for automatically constructing maximum entropy models and describe how to implement this approach efficiently, using as examples several problems in natural language processing.
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