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Name: Marco  RenĂ© Spruit
Institution: Meertens Institute
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Homepage: http://www.cs.uu.nl/staff/spruit.html
State and/or Country: US
Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Dutch
Selected Publications: Spruit, M. (2008). Quantitative perspectives on syntactic variation in Dutch dialects. PhD thesis, University of Amsterdam, LOT Dissertation Series 174, LOT, Utrecht.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Quantitative perspectives on syntactic variation in Dutch dialects
Dissertation Abstract: Quantitative Perspectives on Syntactic Variation in Dutch Dialects



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