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- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00
This book examines the development of English prosody and the role of intonation in the construction of meaning. It offers a problem-solving approach to prosodic difficulties in ELT and contains examples using freeware acoustic analysis programs. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00
This detailed, perceptive book analyzes the semantic components of event predicates, exploring their fine-grained elements and their agency in linguistic processing. Offers evidence indicating a more complex role than currently assumed for scalar structures. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00
This volume showcases the potential richness of frame representations. The presentation includes introductory articles on the application of frames to linguistics and philosophy of science, offering readers the tools to conduct the interdisciplinary investigation of concepts that frames allow. * Introductory articles on the application of frames... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
Reports on joint work by researchers from different theoretical and linguistic backgrounds offer new insights on the interaction of linguistic code and context in language production and comprehension. This volume takes a genuinely cross-linguistic approach integrating theoretically well-founded contrastive descriptions with thorough empirical investigations.... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 120.00
This is the first book to collect research on game-theoretic tools in the analysis of language with particular reference to semantics and pragmatics. Games are significant, because they pertain equally to pragmatics and semantics of natural language. The book provides an overview of the variety of ways in which game theory is used in the analysis of... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00
This book surveys specificity markers in natural languages, filling a gap in understanding of the semantics and pragmatics of indefinites and showing that research has not narrowed differences between the markers across languages or within single languages. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00
This book is a collection of papers by leading researchers in computational semantics. It presents a state-of-the-art overview of recent and current research in computational semantics, including descriptions of new methods for constructing and improving resources for semantic computation, such as WordNet, VerbNet, and semantically annotated corpora.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00
This volume presents an exploration of a wide variety of new formal methods from computer science, biology and economics that have been applied to problems in semantics and pragmatics in recent years. Many of the contributions included focus on data from East Asian languages, particularly Japanese and Korean. The collection reflects on a range of new... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Gavin Bolton has been a leading figure in Drama in Education. His publications cover various aspects of young people's educational drama. This title presents a selection of his key writings that provides an insight into the major areas of his theory and practice. more...