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  • Semanticsby Steven Davis

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 64.99

    This is a collection of articles on semantics. The authors try to strike a balance: to obtain a representative coverage of topics, approaches, and recognized authors; and to choose articles which have made an important contribution to the field and are accessible to students and scholars. more...

  • Semantische Kämpfeby Ekkehard Felder

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00

    Dominance and power are also exercised through semantics. When viewing language as a means for asserting certain views on controversial topics in intellectual domains (e.g. medicine, economics, architecture, natural science, history, law, etc.), quasi disputes arise within debates among professionals with regard to appropriate terminologies and definitions,... more...

  • Semanticsby James R. Hurford; Brendan Heasley; Michael B. Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00

    This practical coursebook introduces all the basics of semantics in a simple, step-by-step fashion. more...

  • Person Reference in Interactionby N. J. Enfield; Tanya Stivers

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 37.00

    This 2007 book examines how we refer to other people in everyday conversation, across different languages and cultures. more...

  • Semantics in Acquisitionby Veerle Van Geenhoven

    Springer 2006; US$ 279.00

    Contains a collection of writings that focuses on semantic phenomena and their interpretation in the analysis of the language of a learner. This volume addresses a variety of phenomena such as: temporal aspect and tense, specificity, quantification, scope, finiteness, focus structure, and focus particles. more...

  • Word Sense Disambiguationby Eneko Agirre; Philip Edmonds

    Springer 2007; US$ 59.99

    Covers the topic of word sense disambiguation (WSD) including: the major algorithms, techniques, performance measures, results, philosophical issues, and applications. This book provides an overview of the research across the field. It teaches how to build and evaluate systems, and talks about what performance to expect. more...

  • Situated Communicationby Gert Rickheit; Ipke Wachsmuth

    De Gruyter Mouton 2006; US$ 196.00

    This volume contains a selection of studies from the Collaborative Research Center ?Situated Artificial Communicators.? The contributions focus on different aspects of human-human and human-machine interaction in situations which closely model everyday workplace demands. The interdisciplinary approach integrates theory, description, and experimentation... more...

  • Presupposition and Implicature in Compositional Semanticsby Dr Uli Sauerland; Dr Penka Stateva

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 125.00

    All humans can interpret sentences of their native language quickly and without effort. Working from the perspective of generative grammar, the contributors to this volume investigate three mental mechanisms, widely assumed to underlie this ability: compositional semantics, implicature computation and presupposition computation. more...

  • Compositionality in Formal Semanticsby Barbara H. Partee

    Wiley 2008; US$ 92.95

    Compositionality in Formal Semantics is a collection of Barbara Partee’s papers that have been influential in the field but are not readily available and includes a new introductory essay in which Partee reflects on how her thinking and the field of semantics have developed over the past 35 years. Brings together, in one volume, influential... more...

  • Formal Semanticsby Paul H. Portner; Barbara H. Partee

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    Formal Semantics: The Essential Readings is a collection of seminal papers that have shaped the field of formal semantics in linguistics. more...