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Name: Fred  Karlsson
Institution: University of Helsinki
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State and/or Country: US
Finland   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Selected Publications: Constraints on multiple center-embedding of clauses
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Complexity
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language Complexity
Dissertation Director * of: The Spatio-Temporal Setting in Written Narrative Fiction. A Study of Interaction between Words, Text and Encyclopedic Knowledge in the Creation of Textual Meaning
(Kari Pitkänen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language Universals and Linguistic Complexity : Three case studies in core argument marking
(Kaius Sinnemäki, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Univariate, Bivariate, and Multivariate Methods in Corpus-Based Lexicography: A study of synonymy
(Antti Arppe, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Constraints on multiple center-embedding of clauses

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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