By Andrew Comstock, Benn Pitman, John M'Lean (M.D.)
By Mike Thelwall, Kevan Buckley, George Paltoglou, Marcin Skowron, David Garcia (auth.), Alexander Gelbukh (eds.)
This two-volume set, together with LNCS 7816 and LNCS 7817, constitutes the completely refereed court cases of the thirteenth overseas convention on desktop Linguistics and clever Processing, CICLING 2013, hung on Samos, Greece, in March 2013. the full of ninety one contributions provided was once rigorously reviewed and chosen for inclusion within the complaints. The papers are prepared in topical sections named: normal ideas; lexical assets; morphology and tokenization; syntax and named entity reputation; be aware experience disambiguation and coreference answer; semantics and discourse; sentiment, polarity, subjectivity, and opinion; computer translation and multilingualism; textual content mining, details extraction, and data retrieval; textual content summarization; stylometry and textual content simplification; and applications.
By VincentJ.vanHeuven,Ellen vanZanten
This e-book provides highlights of the result of the examine program“Phonetics and phonology of (word)prosodic platforms within the languages of Indonesia”. the focus of the publication is on(i)the means during which questions and statements are discovered and(ii)(absence of)lexical tension and how during which the strain is learned inIndonesian languages.Apart from those major themes one bankruptcy provides an research of the lexical tone method of Magey Matbat,a language spoken on one of many Raja Ampat islands,Papua province. Intonation, inparticular the question-statement opposition,was studied for Kutai Malay,Manado Malay and Yogyakarta palace Javanese.Like in Western languages, intonation performs an enormous half within the statement-question competition in all 3 languages defined during this quantity. Word-based pressure was once researched in Betawi Malay,(Standard)Indonesian and TobaBatak.Findings recommend that extra Indonesian languages than previous predicted lack a word-based pressure procedure. The 5 PhD scholars within the undertaking contributed one bankruptcy each one, highlighting a few point in their dissertation work.The postdocs contributed co-authored chapters.The venture coordinators’introductory bankruptcy encompasses a brief creation to prosodyandits properties.A end bankruptcy in short summarizes the most result of the venture. This publication is of detailed curiosity to experimental linguists engaged on tension and intonation and to scholars of Indonesian linguistics.
By Elzbieta Tabakowska (Editor), Christina Ljungberg (Editor), Olga Fischer (Editor)
By Michaela Mahlberg
This e-book proposes an cutting edge method of basic nouns. basic nouns are outlined as high-frequency nouns which are characterized by means of their textual services. even if the concept that is prompted by means of Halliday & Hasan (1976), the corpus theoretical procedure followed within the current research is essentially diverse and set in a linguistic framework that prioritises lexis.
The learn investigates 20 nouns which are very common in mainstream English, as represented by means of the financial institution of English Corpus. The corpus-driven method of the knowledge includes a severe dialogue of descriptive instruments, akin to styles, semantic prosodies, and primings of lexical goods, and the idea that of 'local textual functions' is recommend to characterise the capabilities of the nouns in texts. The examine not just indicates a characterisation of common nouns, but additionally stresses that capabilities of lexical goods and homes of texts are heavily associated. This hyperlink calls for new methods of describing language.
By Sarah Mercer (auth.)
This e-book contributes to our starting to be realizing of the character and improvement of language learner self-concept. It assesses the correct literature within the disciplines of psychology and utilized linguistics and describes in-depth, qualitative study reading the self-concepts of tertiary-level EFL inexperienced persons. even supposing researchers in utilized linguistics and SLA have well-known the significance of self-constructs, there continues to be little empirical paintings within the context of international language studying that focuses completely and at size in this principal mental build. The content material of this monograph attracts on interdisciplinary resources, with enter from psychology and utilized linguistics. it is going to entice scholars and researchers attracted to language-learner psychology in addition to self-related constructs more often than not. The textual content offers insights into how rookies view themselves, and the way those self-beliefs can increase and impact the development of an individual’s language learning.
By Sonia Nieto