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  • Sémiotique en jeuby Michel Arrivé; Jean-Claude Coquet

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 128.00

    Fruit d?une décade tenue au Centre culturel de Cerisy en 1983, l?ouvrage réunit une quinzaine de contributions qui sont autant de signes d?ouverture de la part d?une discipline en cours d?évolution. La mise en question porte á la fois sur les postulats (philosophiques et épistémologiques) de la sémiotique, sur ses méthodes (notamment face à de nouveaux... 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 potential... more...

  • Multimodality in Practiceby Sigrid Norris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    In this wide-ranging collection, contributors 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 such as film, newspapers, brands or billboards. Each chapter demonstrates... more...

  • Language Useby Pär Segerdahl

    Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 141.00

    Language Use offers a philosophical examination of the basic conceptual framework of pragmatic theory, and contrasts this framework with detailed descriptions of our everyday practices of language use. While the results should be highly relevant to pragmatics, the investigation is not a contribution to pragmatic theory. Drawing on Ludwig Wittgenstein's... more...

  • Rethinking Narrative Identityby Claudia Holler; Martin Klepper

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    This paper addresses identity construction in confessional poetry and explores three poems by Anne Sexton in closer detail. It shows that identity in lyrical texts can be discussed more poignantly by using the concept of narrative identity. A close reading of the three poems reveals three different self-concepts, the possibility of multiple selves,... more...

  • Modelling Languageby Sylviane Cardey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    In response to the need for reliable results from natural language processing, this book presents an original way of decomposing a language(s) in a microscopic manner by means of intra/inter‑language norms and divergences, going progressively from languages as systems to the linguistic, mathematical and computational models, which being based... more...

  • Puzzles in Logic, Languages and Computationby Dragomir Radev; James Pustejovsky

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    This is the second volume of a unique collection that brings together the best English-language problems created for students competing in the Computational Linguistics Olympiad. These problems are representative of the diverse areas presented in the competition and designed with three principles in mind:· To challenge the student analytically,... more...

  • Die Spätentscheiderby Carsten Reinemann; Marcus Maurer; Thomas Zerback; Olaf Jandura

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Wahlen werden in Deutschland mittlerweile maßgeblich von Personen entschieden, die sich erst kurz vor der Wahl auf eine Partei festlegen. Wer aber sind diese Spätentscheider und wie treffen sie ihre Wahl? Sind ihre Entscheidungen irrational und impulsiv oder im Gegenteil besonders gewissenhaft und daher verzögert? Welche Informationen... more...

  • Perspectives on Linguistic Pragmaticsby Alessandro Capone; Franco Lo Piparo; Marco Carapezza

    Springer 2013; US$ 229.00

    This volume provides insight into linguistic pragmatics from the perspective of linguists who have been influenced by philosophy. Theory of Mind and perspectives on point of view are presented along with other topics including: semantics vs. semiotics, clinical pragmatics, explicatures, cancellability of explicatures, interactive language use, reference,... more...

  • Languages for Specific Purposes in the Digital Eraby Elena Bárcena; Timothy Read; Jorge Arus

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Explores the direct relation of modern CALL (Computer-Assisted Language Learning) to aspects of natural language processing for theoretical and practical applications, and worldwide demand for formal language education and training that focuses on restricted or specialized professional domains. Unique in its broad-based, state-of-the-art, coverage... more...