THE LINGUISTIC APPROACH TO PATTERN ANALYSIS: A LITERATURE SURVEY
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NEW YORK UNIV BRONX LAB FOR ELECTROSCIENCE RESEARCH
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The body of this report is in four sections. Section I is the introduction. Section II contains reviews of material describing and relating to pattern description and processing languages. In some cases, such as SKETCHPAD, the pattern description language is implied. Section III contains reviews of works on natural and artificial languages, compiler theory and mathematical linguistics. Also included in this section is material on parameterized compilers, that is, compilers able to process statements in a language whose formal grammatical description has been supplied beforehand. Section IV reviews material relating to possible machine representation and manipulation of pattern structures. Included is material on list processing and information retrieval using structural procedures. Section V reviews related material on pattern analysis, artificial intelligence and graph theory.
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