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The fruits of empirical linguistics. Volume 1, Process [electronic resource] / edited by Sam Featherston, Susanne Winkler.

Publication:
New York, NY : Mouton de Gruyter, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (280 p.)
Series:
Studies in generative grammar
Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG] ; 101
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Subjects:
Computational linguistics -- Methodology.
Discourse analysis -- Data processing.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The contributions to The Fruits of Empirical Linguistics. Volume 1: Process reveal why the data-driven approach makes for a research environment which is fast-moving and democratic: technological change has made the sources of linguistic data readily accessible. These contributions show the methods both professional and student linguists are using to gather more evidence more easily than before.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Table of contents
Empirical linguistics: Process and product
Linguistic choices vs. probabilities - how much and what can linguistic theory explain?
How to provide exactly one interpretation for every sentence, or what eye movements reveal about quantifier scope
A scale for measuring well-formedness: Why syntax needs boiling and freezing points
The thin line between facts and fiction
Annotating genericity: How do humans decide? (A case study in ontology extraction)
Canonicity in argument realization and verb semantic deficits in Alzheimer's disease
Automated collection and analysis of phonological data
Semantic evidence and syntactic theory
Automated support for evidence retrieval in documents with nonstandard orthography
Scaling issues in the measurement of linguistic acceptability
Conjoint analysis in linguistics - Multi-factorial analysis of Slavonic possessive adjectives
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Featherston, Sam.
Winkler, Susanne, 1960-
ISBN:
1-282-18802-X
9786612188022
3-11-021614-0
OCLC:
436629327
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9783110216141 doi