Essential Bibliography


Daniel Jurafsky and James H. Martin, Speech and Language Processing, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2nd edition (May 26, 2008)

Christopher D. Manning and Hinrich Schuetze, Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing, The MIT Press, 1st edition (June 18, 1999)

Steven Bird, Ewan Klein, and Edward Loper, Natural Language Processing with Python, O’Reilly Media, 1st edition (2009)

Eugene Charniak, Statistical Language Learning, The MIT Press (1993)

Christiane Fellbaum, WordNet: An Electronic Lexical Database, The MIT Press (1998)

Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig, Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, Prentice Hall 3rd edition (December 2009)

Ben Gold, Nelson Morgan, and Dan Ellis, Speech and Audio Signal Processing: Processing and Perception of Speech and Music, Wiley-Interscience, 2nd edition (2011)



Vladimir Propp, Morphology of the Folktale, University of Texas Press, 2nd edition (June 1968)

Bice Mortara Garavelli, Prontuario di punteggiatura, Editori Laterza (2007)

D. Robert Ladd, Intonational Phonology (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics), Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition (2009)

Anthony Fox, Prosodic Features and Prosodic Structure: The Phonology of Suprasegmentals, Oxford University Press (2002)

Gillian Brown and George Yule, Discourse Analysis (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics), Cambridge University Press (1983)

Ann K. Wennerstrom, The Music of Everyday Speech: Prosody and Discourse Analysis, Oxford University Press (2001)

Francesca Santulli, Lineamenti di fonetica fisiologica e di fonologia strutturale in Mugdhabodha, a cura di M. Negri, il Calamo, Roma (2000)

Pietro Maturi, I suoni delle lingue, i suoni dell’italiano, Il Mulino (2009)

Muscariello Marta, Introduzione alla fonetica, con esercizi, Arcipelago edizioni (2010)


Information Retrieval

Bruce Croft, Donald Metzler, and Trevor Strohman, Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice, Addison Wesley 1st edition (2009)

Christopher D. Manning, Prabhakar Raghavan, and Hinrich Schütze, Introduction to Information Retrieval, Cambridge University Press, 1st edition (2008)

Bing Liu, Web Data Mining: Exploring Hyperlinks, Contents, and Usage Data, Springer, 2nd Edition (2011)


HCI and Accessibility

Yvonne Rogers, Helen Sharp, and Jenny Preece, Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction, Wiley, 3rd edition (2011)

Dan Saffer, Designing Gestural Interfaces: Touchscreens and Interactive Devices, O’Reilly Media, 1st edition (2008)

Daniel Wigdor and Dennis Wixon, Brave NUI World: Designing Natural User Interfaces for Touch and Gesture, Morgan Kaufmann, 1st edition (2011)

International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), from the WHO bookshop