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Title The fruits of empirical linguistics. Volume 1, Process / edited by Sam Featherston, Susanne Winkler.
Imprint Berlin ; New York, NY : Mouton de Gruyter, ©2009.


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 265 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in generative grammar ; 101
Studies in generative grammar ; 101.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
In English.
Print version record.
Subject Computational linguistics -- Methodology.
Discourse analysis -- Data processing.
Genre Electronic books.
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
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.
Other Author Featherston, Sam.
Winkler, Susanne, 1960-
Other Title Print version: Fruits of empirical linguistics. Volume 1, Process. Berlin ; New York, NY : Mouton de Gruyter, ©2009 9783110213386
Other Title Process