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  • Mediengeschichteby Andreas Böhn; Andreas Seidler

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 15.40

    Dieses Arbeitsbuch führt in den Gebrauch des Internationalen Phonetischen Alphabets (IPA) zur Transkription des Deutschen ein. Hierzu werden zunächst Kenntnisse zu standardsprachlichen Ausspracheregeln und stilistischer Variation innerhalb der Standardaussprache vermittelt. Im zweiten Teil geht es um die Problematik der engen Transkription, die am... more...

  • Language Processing and Grammarsby Brian Nolan; Carlos Periñán-Pascual

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This paper investigates the notion of low-level situational cognitive model, its role in linguistic description and its possible computational treatment in the knowledge base FunGramKB. Low-level situational models are exploited metonymically to produce situation-based implicatures. When such inferences become stably associated with a formal pattern,... more...

  • Literary Detective Work on the Computerby Michael P. Oakes

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Computational linguistics can be used to uncover mysteries in text which are not always obvious to visual inspection. For example, the computer analysis of writing style can show who might be the true author of a text in cases of disputed authorship or suspected plagiarism. The theoretical background to authorship attribution is presented in a step... more...

  • Pragmatic Development in First Language Acquisitionby Danielle Matthews

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This chapter highlights the growing need and importance of assessing young children’s pragmatic language abilities given such factors as the increasing recognition of disproportionate difficulties in pragmatics among different clinical groups, the rise of more usage-based and functional approaches to language acquisition and competence, and evidence... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguisticsby Claire Bowern; Bethwyn Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a survey of the field covering the methods which underpin current work; models of language change; and the importance of historical linguistics for other subfields of linguistics and other disciplines. Divided into five sections, the volume encompass a wide range of approaches and addresses... more...

  • An Introduction to Corpus Linguisticsby Graeme Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    The use of large, computerized bodies of text for linguistic analysis and description has emerged in recent years as one of the most significant and rapidly-developing fields of activity in the study of language. This book provides a comprehensive introduction and guide to Corpus Linguistics. All aspects of the field are explored, from the various... more...

  • The Expression of Predicative Possessionby Lidia Mazzitelli

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    This book discusses the constructions used in Belarusian and Lithuanian to express predicative Possession. The work is written within a typological frame: the Belarusian and Lithuanian constructions are analyzed in the light of the typology of the possessive predicative constructions proposed by Heine (1997). more...

  • Einführung in die urartäische Spracheby Ilse Wegner-Haas; Mirjo Salvini

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 25.38

    Das Urartäische und das mit diesem verwandte Hurritische bilden eine isolierte Gruppe innerhalb der in Keilschrift überlieferten Sprachen des Alten Vorderasiens. Beide Sprachen sind im Vergleich zum Akkadischen oder zum Hethitischen wenig erforscht. Die bisherigen Hilfsmittel gerade zum Erlernen des Urartäischen sind sehr begrenzt und ? da zumeist... more...

  • Hieroglyphic Luwianby Annick Payne

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 27.01

    This book has been written for beginners studying on their own and assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. It begins with the history of the language and its discovery and decipherment up to the present day. It contains a clearly structured concise grammar which offers much original material on Luwian syntax. Twelve reading exercises introduce the... more...

  • Conceptual Information Processingby Roger C. Schank

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Fundamental Studies in Computer Science, 3: Conceptual Information Processing discusses a theory of natural language and implementation of that theory on a computer, focusing basically on an Artificial Intelligence approach to linguistics. This book aims to write computer programs that could understand and generate sentences, which is intended as... more...