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LINGUIST List 24.1902

Thu May 02 2013

Books: Collocation: Barnbrook, Mason, Krishnamurthy

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 30-Apr-2013
From: Florence Morgan-Wood <florence.morgan-woodpalgrave.com>
Subject: Collocation: Barnbrook, Mason, Krishnamurthy
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Title: Collocation
Subtitle: Applications and Implications
Published: 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
                http://www.palgrave.com

Book URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=270312

Author: Geoff Barnbrook
Author: Oliver Mason
Author: Ramesh Krishnamurthy
Hardback: ISBN: 9781403946126 Pages: 266 Price: U.K. £ 60.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9781403946133 Pages: 266 Price: U.K. £ 19.99
Abstract:

All aspects of the concept of collocation – the phenomenon whereby words naturally tend to occur in the company of a restricted set of other words – are covered in this book. It deals in detail with the history of the word collocation, the concepts associated with it and its use in a linguistic context. The authors show the practical means by which the collocational behaviour of words can be explored using illustrative computer programs and examine applications in teaching, lexicography and natural language processing that use collocation in formation. The book investigates the place that collocation occupies in theories of language and provides a thoroughly comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the current position of collocation in language studies and applied linguistics.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Computational Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng)

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