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  • 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...

  • Semiotics and Documentary Filmby Hing Tsang

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 140.00

    This volume reintroduces Peircean ideas within documentary studies. Through the work of three renowned filmmakers - Jon Jost, Johan Van der Keuken, and Rithy Panh - this book attempts to reassert human agency within a global age dominated by skepticism and subservience to a mechanistic military techno-culture. 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...

  • Pragmatics of Speech Actionsby Ken Turner; Marina Sbisŕ

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 279.00

    This volume provides extensive critical information about current discussions in the study of speech actions. Its central reference point is classic speech act theory, but attention is also paid to nonstandard developments and other approaches that study speech as action. The first part of the volume deals with main concepts, methodological issues... 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...

  • August Boeckhby Christiane Hackel; Sabine Seifert

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2013; US$ 37.14

    Hauptbeschreibung August Boeckh (1785-1867) zählt unbestritten zu den bedeutendsten Klassischen Philologen des 19. Jahrhunderts. Über viele Jahrzehnte entfaltete er an der Berliner Universität sowie an der Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften eine weitreichende Wirksamkeit als Gelehrter und Wissenschaftsorganisator. Sein wissenschaftliches OEuvre... 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...

  • 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...

  • Understanding Language Use: Pragmaticsby Gunter Senft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Understanding Pragmatics takes an interdisciplinary approach to provide an accessible introduction to linguistic pragmatics. This book discusses how the meaning of utterances can only be understood in relation to overall cultural, social and interpersonal contexts, as well as to culture specific conventions and the speech events in which they are... more...