Aspects Of Language Theoretical And Applied Semantics

Autore: Nils Århammar
Editore: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789062036295
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Applied Semantics

Autore: Gilles Barthe
Editore: Springer
ISBN: 3540456996
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This book is based on material presented at the international summer school on Applied Semantics that took place in Caminha, Portugal, in September 2000. We aim to present some recent developments in programming language research, both in semantic theory and in implementation, in a series of graduate-level lectures. The school was sponsored by the ESPRIT Working Group 26142 on Applied Semantics(APPSEM),whichoperatedbetweenApril1998andMarch2002.The purpose of this working group was to bring together leading reseachers, both in semantic theory and in implementation, with the speci?c aim of improving the communication between theoreticians and practitioners. TheactivitiesofAPPSEMwerestructuredintonineinterdisciplinarythemes: A: Semantics for object-oriented programming B: Program structuring C: Integration of functional languages and proof assistants D: Veri?cation methods E: Automatic program transformation F: Games, sequentiality, and abstract machines G: Types and type inference in programming H: Semantics-based optimization I: Domain theory and real number computation These themes were identi?ed as promising for pro?table interaction between semantic theory and practice, and were chosen to contribute to the following general topics: – description of existing programming language features; – design of new programming language features; – implementation and analysis of programming languages; – transformation and generation of programs; – veri?cation of programs. The chapters in this volume give examples of recent developments covering a broad range of topics of interest to APPSEM.

Tense And Aspect In Romance Languages

Autore: Dalila Ayoun
Editore: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9789027241405
Grandezza: 21,64 MB
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LC number: 2005050068

Speech And Language Engineering

Autore: Martin Rajman
Editore: EPFL Press
ISBN: 9780824722197
Grandezza: 12,45 MB
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With the rapid growth of the language and speech industry, there is an increasing need for specialists able to work on multi-disciplinary projects combining elements of speech processing, natural language processing, and computer science. A unique text, Speech and Language Engineering builds the theoretical and practical background required for efficient teamwork in modern language and speech engineering. It provides an extensive introduction to the major areas of speech and language technology. Strengthening inter-disciplinary connections, it includes lectures on speech signal processing, speech and speaker recognition, and natural language processing, applications, and linguistic training for language and speech engineers. The authors move from acoustic signal processing to pragmatics, traversing all the important aspects of speech and language processing such as phonetics, morphology, syntax, and semantics. They have purposefully designed the book to integrate the common thread that runs through the general principles of engineering sciences. The volume exemplifies an emerging methodology that is a key issue in the rational design of efficient and robust language-based computer applications. While engineering rigor is guaranteed in all chapters, the authors highlight the intuitive aspects of technical details. The contributions from acknowledged experts in the relevant sub-disciplines make this book a synthesis and distillation of knowledge into a coherent presentation.

The Relation Of Theoretical And Applied Linguistics

Autore: Olga Miseska Tomic
Editore: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461319234
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The relationship of theoretical and applied linguistics has lately prompted numer ous debates. This volume originated at one of them. The essence of most of the chapters, of all of them except Fraser's and Davies's, was actually presented at the Round Table on "The Relationships of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics," organized during the 7th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, held in Brus sels, in August 1984. Individually and collectively the chapters assembled here offer support to the idea that applied linguistics should not be juxtaposed to theoretical linguistics; it is a field of research with theoretical as well as applied aspects. Written by different authors from a wide variety of different countries, the chapters may at times express views that are not totally consistent. Nevertheless, we believe that the variability of viewpoints counts among the merits (rather than the defaults) of this internationally written and edited volume. It is our hope that it will prove stimulating to linguists and practitioners in related fields and instructive to students. We wish to express our thanks to Albert Valdman for the interest he has shown in the volume and to record our appreciation to our editors, in particular Eliot Werner and Declan Scully, for their tolerance and patience.

Applied Semantic Web Technologies

Autore: Vijayan Sugumaran
Editore: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466508337
Grandezza: 43,86 MB
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The rapid advancement of semantic web technologies, along with the fact that they are at various levels of maturity, has left many practitioners confused about the current state of these technologies. Focusing on the most mature technologies, Applied Semantic Web Technologies integrates theory with case studies to illustrate the history, current state, and future direction of the semantic web. It maintains an emphasis on real-world applications and examines the technical and practical issues related to the use of semantic technologies in intelligent information management. The book starts with an introduction to the fundamentals—reviewing ontology basics, ontology languages, and research related to ontology alignment, mediation, and mapping. Next, it covers ontology engineering issues and presents a collaborative ontology engineering tool that is an extension of the Semantic MediaWiki. Unveiling a novel approach to data and knowledge engineering, the text: Introduces cutting-edge taxonomy-aware algorithms Examines semantics-based service composition in transport logistics Offers ontology alignment tools that use information visualization techniques Explains how to enrich the representation of entity semantics in an ontology Addresses challenges in tackling the content creation bottleneck Using case studies, the book provides authoritative insights and highlights valuable lessons learned by the authors—information systems veterans with decades of experience. They explain how to create social ontologies and present examples of the application of semantic technologies in building automation, logistics, ontology-driven business process intelligence, decision making, and energy efficiency in smart homes.

Trends In Cognitive Linguistics

Autore: Javier Valenzuela
Editore: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783631573075
Grandezza: 28,89 MB
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This book aims to give a general overview of the current theoretical and applied models which are being developed in the field of Cognitive Linguistics. With this purpose in mind, a number of papers have been selected from some of the most representative areas in the cognitive linguistics arena: mental imagery, metaphor and metonymy, cognitive grammar and construction grammar, the pragmatic and discourse background of language use and linguistic relativism. Some of the contributions presented herein propose new ways to refine existing theoretical frameworks: others apply some of those existing theoretical proposals to specific areas; and a final group aims to provide empirical grounding to some of the theoretical assumptions found in Cognitive Linguistics.

Evolving Nature Of The English Language

Autore: Robert Kieltyka
Editore: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften
ISBN: 9783631676257
Grandezza: 13,77 MB
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This volume presents a collection of interdisciplinary papers pertaining to the most thought-provoking problems in the areas of morphological, semantic and pragmatic theorizing as well as various aspects of the methodology of teaching English and intricacies of translation.

Linguistic Theory In America

Autore: Frederick J. Newmeyer
Editore: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483295435
Grandezza: 33,63 MB
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Linguistic Theory in America

Current Formal Aspects Of Spanish Syntax And Semantics

Autore: Melvin González-Rivera
Editore: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 144383940X
Grandezza: 55,20 MB
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This book is a compilation of articles on different aspects of Spanish grammar in the areas of current theoretical syntax and semantics. The issue brings together scholars working on some formal aspects of Spanish predicative complementation (e.g., dequeísmo), neuter demonstrative pronouns, the subject of Psych verbs, the nature of non-verbal predication, and the internal structure of the Determiner Phrase (DP), cf. gender variation, among other topics. Linguists and philologists with interests in Spanish and/or in other Romance languages are the main target audience. The book will appeal also to researchers and students specializing in generative grammar, semantics and in the syntax/semantics interface. It will also be of interest to historical linguists and dialectologists addressing theoretical/formal issues (cf. Afro-Bolivian Spanish). The research in this book points to a cohesiveness in Spanish linguistics that lies in the integration of up-to-date empirically-based linguistic research with current theoretical assumptions on the nature of syntax and semantics.