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  • [2011-07-02] The Role of Formulaic Language in the Creation of Grammar 

    Stukova, Natalya
    Research in the field of Formulaic Language has shown it to be a very diverse phenomenon in both the form it takes and the functions it performs (e.g., Erma and Warren, 2000; Wray, 2002). The proposal made by Sinclair ...
  • [2009-08-27] The Spread of Change in French Negation 

    Grieve-Smith, Angus
    Many varieties of French have changed over the years from expressing predicate negation (Geurts 1998) with ne alone, to the embracing construction ne … pas, and then to postverbal pas alone (Jespersen 1917). When the ...
  • [2012-07-05] SUBJECT EXPRESSION IN BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE: CONSTRUCTION AND FREQUENCY EFFECTS 

    Silveira, Agripino
    Brazilian Portuguese (henceforth BP) has for long been considered as a Null-subject language due to its variability in regards to subject expression (e.g. Era bom porque eu diminuía de peso... era muito gordinha ‘That was ...
  • [2010-06-25] Syllables and Concepts in Large Vocabulary Speech Recognition 

    De Palma, Paul A., 1947
    Transforming an acoustic signal to words is the gold standard in automatic speech recognition. While recognizing that orthographic transcription is a valuable technique for comparing speech recognition systems without ...
  • [2009-08-27] Typology of Signed Languages: Differentiation through Kinship Terminology 

    Wilkinson, Erin
    Nearly all such studies have sought to understand the linguistic constraints of spoken languages, while largely neglecting signed languages. Despite the fact that spoken languages can be classified into types, signed ...