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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Shuly  Wintner
Institution: University of Haifa
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Selected Publications: An Abstract Machine for Unification Grammars
Syntactic Analysis of Hebrew Sentences
Parsing with Typed Feature Structures
Off-line Parsability and the Well-foundedness of Subsumption
Courses Taught: Hebrew Introduction to Unification Based Approaches to Grammar
Academic Paper Abstract: A finite-state morphological grammar of Hebrew
Strengths and weaknesses of finite-state technology: a case study in morphological grammar development
Morphosyntactic annotation of CHILDES transcripts
Translation ambiguity in and out of context
Extraction of multi-word expressions from small parallel corpora
Computational evaluation of the Traceback Method
Morphological disambiguation of Hebrew: a case study in classifier combination



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