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LINGUIST List 21.3273

Sat Aug 14 2010

Books: Computational Linguistics/Syntax: Morrill

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        1.    Jane Hamilton, Categorial Grammar: Morrill

Message 1: Categorial Grammar: Morrill
Date: 13-Aug-2010
From: Jane Hamilton <jane.hamiltonoup.com>
Subject: Categorial Grammar: Morrill
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Title: Categorial Grammar
Subtitle: Logical Syntax, Semantics, and Processing
Published: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
                http://www.oup.com/us

Book URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199589869.do

Author: Glynn Morrill
Hardback: ISBN: 9780199589852 Pages: 256 Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780199589869 Pages: 256 Price: U.K. £ 29.99
Abstract:

This book provides a state-of-the-art introduction to categorial grammar, a
type of formal grammar which analyses expressions as functions or according
to a function-argument relationship. The book's focus is on linguistic,
computational, and psycholinguistic aspects of logical categorial grammar,
i.e. enriched Lambek Calculus. Glyn Morrill opens with the history and
notation of Lambek Calculus and its application to syntax, semantics, and
processing. Successive chapters extend the grammar to a number of
significant syntactic and semantic properties of natural language. The
final part applies Morrill's account to several current issues in
processing and parsing, considered from both a psychological and a
computational perspective. The book offers a rigorous and thoughtful study
of one of the main lines of research in the formal and mathematical theory
of grammar, and will be suitable for students of linguistics and cognitive
science from advanced undergraduate level upwards.

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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