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  • 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...

  • Investigations in Sociohistorical Linguisticsby Peter Trudgill

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    Containing tales of historical-sociolinguistic detection, this book provides a unique insight into how language contact shapes varieties of English. more...

  • Kommunikative Kompetenz @ Web 2.0: Wie soziale Netzwerke, Blogs u.a. zur Förderung von Lese- und Schreibkompetenz im Spanischunterricht beitragen könnenby Stefanie Mossa

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 42.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Können Web 2.0-Anwendungen zur Förderung von Lese- und Schreibkompetenz im schulischen Spanischunterricht beitragen? Und falls ja, inwieweit müssten aktuelle curriculare Vorgaben wie beispielsweise Rahmenlehrpläne für den Fremdsprachenunterricht in ihren Modellierungen von Lese- und Schreibkompetenz weiter entwickelt werden? Um... 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...

  • Language Visibleby David Sacks

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 24.95

    Letters are tangible language. Joining together in endless combinations to actually show speech, letters convey our messages and tell our stories. While we encounter these tiny shapes hundreds of times a day, we take for granted the long, fascinating history behind one of the most fundamental of human inventions--the alphabet. The heart of the book... more...

  • Language and Computersby Markus Dickinson; Chris Brew; Detmar Meurers

    Wiley 2012; US$ 37.95

    Language and Computers introduces students to the fundamentals of how computers are used to represent, process, and organize textual and spoken information. Concepts are grounded in real-world examples familiar to students’ experiences of using language and computers in everyday life. A real-world introduction to the fundamentals of... more...

  • Language and Social Cognitionby Hanna Pishwa

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    This interdisciplinary volume provides a novel perspective on social aspects of language. It views ways of how the acquisition and management of knowledge of ourselves and others is reflected in language. Hence, by combining the two disciplines social cognition and linguistics, it proceeds beyond cognitive linguistics by examining language... more...

  • Lexikon Medientheorie und Medienwissenschaftby Helmut Schanze

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2002; US$ 36.33

    Das Lexikon gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über alle Bereiche der Medientheorie und Medienwissenschaft. Die rund 250 Einträge informieren u.a. über Medienästhetik, Medienanalyse, Medienökonomie, Medienpolitik und Medienpsychologie sowie über Produktionsformen und Wirkungsweisen der einzelnen Medien. Dazu die traditionellen Medien wie Buch, Fotografie,... more...

  • Linguistically Motivated Statistical Machine Translationby Deyi Xiong; Min Zhang

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book provides a wide variety of algorithms and models to integrate linguistic knowledge into Statistical Machine Translation (SMT). It helps advance conventional SMT to linguistically motivated SMT by enhancing the following three essential components: translation, reordering and bracketing models. It also serves the purpose of promoting the in-depth... 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...