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  • Insights into Second Language Readingby Keiko Koda

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 34.00

    This critical volume, provides an in-depth analysis of second language reading's multiple dimensions. more...

  • The Handbook of Conversation Analysisby Jack Sidnell; Tanya Stivers

    Wiley 2012; US$ 54.95

    Presenting a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of theoretical and descriptive research in the field, The Handbook of Conversation Analysis brings together contributions by leading international experts to provide an invaluable information resource and reference for scholars of social interaction across the areas of conversation analysis, discourse... more...

  • The Sounds of Languageby Elizabeth C. Zsiga

    Wiley 2012; US$ 51.95

    The Sounds of Language is an introductory guide to the linguistic study of speech sounds, which provides uniquely balanced coverage of both phonology and phonetics. Features exercises and problem sets, as well as supporting online resources at www.wiley.com/go/zsiga , including additional discussion questions and exercises, as well as links to... more...

  • Linguistic Fieldworkby Dr Claire Bowern

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 42.00

    This is a practical guide to all aspects of linguistic fieldwork. It not only discusses techniques for working on the phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and discourse of an undescribed language, but also considers field technology, grant application preparation, ethical research methods and problems which might arise when in the field. more...

  • What Is Sociolinguisticsby Gerard Van Herk

    Wiley 2012; US$ 38.95

    What is Sociolinguistics? is a tour through the major issues that define the field, such as region, status, gender, time, language attitudes, interaction, and style, while also exploring the sociolinguistics of multilingualism, culture and ethnicity, language contact, and education, all introduced with excitement, humor, and deep knowledge. Explores... more...

  • Gender Talkby Susan A. Speer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95

    Gender Talk provides a powerful case for the application of discursive psychology and conversation analysis to feminism, guiding the reader through cutting edge debates and providing valuable evidence of the benefits of fine-grained, discursive methodologies. In particular, the book concentrates on discourse and conversation analysis, providing... more...

  • Negotiating Communication Rightsby Pradip Ninan Thomas

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 39.95

    Communication Rights is a key issue in contemporary societies, especially in a country like India, which faces major communication deficits. Negotiating Communication Rights explores some of the most important aspects of communication rights movements in India. Beginning with the theoretical aspects of communication rights, the book deals with five... more...

  • Subjective Quality Measurement of Speechby Kazuhiro Kondo

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    It is becoming crucial to accurately estimate and monitor speech quality in various ambient environments to guarantee high quality speech communication. This practical hands-on book shows speech intelligibility measurement methods so that the readers can start measuring or estimating speech intelligibility of their own system. The book also introduces... more...

  • Advances in Non-Linear Modeling for Speech Processingby Raghunath S. Holambe; Mangesh S. Deshpande

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    "Advances in Non-Linear Modeling for Speech Processing" includes advanced topics in non-linear estimation and modeling techniques along with their applications to speaker recognition. Non-linear aeroacoustic modeling approach is used to estimate the important fine-structure speech events, which are not revealed by the short time Fourier transform... more...

  • Language Grounding in Robotsby Luc Steels; Manfred Hild

    Springer 2012; US$ 109.00

    Written by leading international experts, this volume presents contributions establishing the feasibility of human language-like communication with robots. The book explores the use of language games for structuring situated dialogues in which contextualized language communication and language acquisition can take place. Within the text are integrated... more...