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Semantics

  • Handbook of Japanese Semantics and Pragmaticsby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 419.00

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  • Pragmatics and Prosody in English Language Teachingby

    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...

  • Studies in the Composition and Decomposition of Event Predicatesby

    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...

  • Frames and Concept Typesby

    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...

  • Psycholinguistic Approaches to Meaning and Understanding across Languagesby

    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...

  • Sprachen der Weltby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 45.79

    Gegenwärtig verwenden 7 Milliarden Menschen 7000 verschiedene Sprachen. Aber nur 6% der Sprachen haben mehr als 1 Million Sprecher. Oft sind es nicht mehr als 1000 Menschen, die sich in einer Sprache verständigen können. Es gibt also große und kleine Sprachen. Dieter Wunderlich erklärt, warum das so ist. Wie entstehen neue Sprachen? Welche sind miteinander... more...

  • Game Theory and Linguistic Meaningby

    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...

  • Different Kinds of Specificity Across Languagesby

    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...

  • Computing Meaningby

    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...

  • Interdisciplinary Works in Logic, Epistemology, Psychology and Linguisticsby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book presents comparisons of recent accounts in the formalization of natural language (dynamic logics and formal semantics) with informal conceptions of interaction (dialogue, natural logic and attribution of rationality) that have been developed in both psychology and epistemology. There are four parts which explore: historical and systematic... more...