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  • Lexis in Contrastby Bengt Altenberg; Sylviane Granger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00

    This volume takes stock of current research in contrastive lexical studies. It reflects the growing interest in corpus-based approaches to the study of lexis, in particular the use of multilingual corpora, shared by researchers working in widely differing fields ? contrastive linguistics, lexicology, lexicography, terminology, computational linguistics... more...

  • Phraseologyby Sylviane Granger; Fanny Meunier

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 188.00

    Long regarded as a peripheral issue, phraseology is now taking centre stage in a wide range of fields. This recent explosion of interest undoubtedly has a great deal to do with the development of corpus linguistics research, which has both demonstrated the key role of phraseological expressions in language and provided researchers with automated methods... more...

  • Selected Lexical and Grammatical Issues in the Meaning?Text Theoryby Leo Wanner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 188.00

    The Meaning Text Theory (MTT) is a lexicon-centred and dependency-based theory for the description of language using a holistic model that incorporates semantics, syntax, morphology and lexis. This volume, prepared on the occasion of Igor Mel'čuk?s 70th birthday, offers a cross-section of the current advances in MTT and its applications. The first... more...

  • Inheritance, Defaults and the Lexiconby Ted Briscoe; Ann Copestake; Valeria de Paiva

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 56.00

    This collection describes current techniques of lexical representation within a unification-based framework. more...

  • Kuiper, Koenraad: Yearbook of Phraseology. 2010by Koenraad Kuiper

    De Gruyter Mouton 2010; US$ 140.00

    "The Yearbook of Phraseology" will be the preeminent periodical publication in phraseology with a high reputation among scholars in the field. It will publish only articles which make a significant contribution to the field. It will facilitate dialogue between Continental and English-speaking scholars in the field of phraseology and build a comprehensive... more...

  • Lexical Knowledge in the Organization of Languageby Urs Egli; Peter E. Pause; Christoph Schwarze; Arnim von Stechow; Götz Wienold

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 188.00

    This book contains a selection of the papers given at an international conference at the University of Konstanz (Germany) in 1991. All contributions relate to the assumption that lexical knowledge plays a central role in the organization of language, inasmuch as the components or modules of grammar come together and interact in the lexicon. Originating... more...

  • Lexical Representationby Gareth Gaskell

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    This book includes the work of experts from a wide range of backgrounds who share the desire to understand how the human brain represents words. The focus of the volume is on the nature and structure of word forms and morphemes, the processes operating on the speech input to gain access to lexical representations, the modeling and acquisition of these... more...

  • Grammars for Language and Genesby David Chiang; Aravind K. Joshi

    Springer 2011; US$ 189.00

    Grammars are gaining importance in natural language processing and computational biology as a means of encoding theories and structuring algorithms. But one serious obstacle to applications of grammars is that formal language theory traditionally classifies grammars according to their weak generative capacity (what sets of strings they generate) and... more...

  • Diachronic Studies in Lexicology, Affixation, Phonologyby Yakov Malkiel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 180.00

    The ten articles collected in this volume are an impressive indication of the range and depth of Malkiel's knowledge of diachronic processes in the Romance languages. In the author's experience, etymological studies of lexis frequently lead one into the areas of phonology and morphology, and the title of the book reflects these interrelationships.... more...

  • Zwischen Grammatik und Lexikonby Irmhild Barz; Günther Öhlschläger

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 133.00

    This volume assembles the papers presented at a German-Finnish colloquium on the relations between grammar and lexicon held at the University of Leipzig, March 5-7, 1997. The contributions take a closer look at some phenomena of German that either cannot be unequivocally assigned to grammar or lexicon, or else 'gravitate' between the two areas. Major... more...