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  • Multimodality in Practiceby Sigrid Norris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In this wide-ranging collection, leading scholars, researchers, and emergent researchers from around the world come together and present examples of multimodal discourse analysis in practice. The book illustrates new theoretical, methodological and empirical research into new technologies such as the internet, software, CD-ROM, video, and older technologies... more...

  • Negation in Gappingby Sophie Repp

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    This book presents a cross-linguistic investigation of the behaviour of negation in gapping sentences. Sophie Repp focusses on German and English with reference to Dutch, Japanese, Polish, Russian, and Slovak. She shows that these languages exhibit important differences in the interaction of gapping and negation and further that no account in the literature... more...

  • Neue Medien ? Gefahren und Chancen: Die Bedeutsamkeit von Medienkompetenzby Isabel Grewe

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.81

    Hauptbeschreibung 'Neue Medien' sind im Leben von Kindern und Jugendlichen allgegenwärtig, denn sie werden heute täglich damit konfrontiert. Sie wachsen ganz selbstverständlich mit der digitalen Medienwelt auf und in nahezu allen Haushalten sind Fernseher, Radiogeräte, Computer, Handys, MP3-Player und Digitalkameras vorhanden. Diese dienen vor allem... more...

  • Niklas Luhmanns Systemtheorie und Charles S. Peirces Zeichentheorieby Werner Scheibmayr

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 196.00

    This study is the first to make a systematic attempt to relate the universal theories of Niklas Luhmann (1927-1998) and Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914) to one another. On the basis of a critical functional analysis of systems theory and semiotic theory, a newly designed semiotic system is proposed that displays a higher resolution and recombination... more...

  • On the Pragmatics of Communicationby Jü Habermas; rgen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    This volume brings together Habermas's key writings on language and communication. Including some classic texts as well as new material which is published here for the first time, this book is a detailed and up-to-date introduction to Habermas's formal pragmatics, which is a vital aspect of his social theory. Written from 1976 to 1996, the essays... more...

  • Ontologies and Adaptivity in Dialogue for Question Answeringby D. Sonntag

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 100.00

    Question answering (QA) has become one of the fastest growing topics in computational linguistics and information access. To advance research in the area of dialogue-based question answering, we propose a combination of methods from different scientific fields (i.e., Information Retrieval, Dialogue Systems, Semantic Web, and Machine Learning). This... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysisby Bernd Heine; Heiko Narrog

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    This handbook compares the main analytic frameworks and methods of contemporary linguistics. It offers a unique overview of linguistic theory, revealing the common concerns of competing approaches. By showing their current and potential applications it provides the means by which linguists and others can judge what are the most useful models for the... more...

  • Personenbezogene Massenkommunikation als verfassungsrechtliches Problem.by Sophie-Charlotte Lenski

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 72.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Um den Konflikt zwischen dem allgemeinen Persönlichkeitsrecht und den Kommunikationsfreiheiten im Einzelfall zu lösen, muss dieser zunächst konkret bestimmt werden. Wichtigste Voraussetzung dafür ist die zutreffende Ermittlung des Inhalts der geschützten Äußerung. Besonders schwierig ist dies im Bereich der Kunst, wo sich der Konflikt... more...

  • Polysemy in Cognitive Linguisticsby Hubert Cuyckens; Britta E. Zawada

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 180.00

    In Cognitive Linguistics, polysemy is regarded as a categorizing phenomenon; i.e., related meanings of words form categories centering around a prototype and bearing family resemblance relations to one another. Under this polysemy = categorization view, the scope of investigation has been gradually broadened from categories in the lexical and lexico-grammatical... 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...