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Name: D. Terence  Langendoen
Institution: National Science Foundation
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://linguistics.arizona.edu/~langendoen
State and/or Country: VA
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
History of Linguistics
Specialty: Semantics; /L/Syntax; /L/Logic and Language
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Langendoen, D. Terence 2010. Just How Big are Natural Languages? Recursion in Human Languages, ed. H. van der Hulst. de Gruyter.
* 2008. Coordinate grammar. Language 84.691-709
* & Constantino Martínez 2006. Los paradigmas nominales de yaqui y la teoria de la estructura paradigmática. Memorias del VIII Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Tomo I, ed. Z. Estrada. Editorial Unison
Simons, Gary F., William D. Lewis, Scott Farrar, *, Brian Fitzsimons & Hector Gonzalez 2004. The semantics of markup: Mapping Legacy Markup Schemas to a Common Semantics. Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on NLP and XML NLPXML-2004, 25-32
* 2003. Merge. Formal Approaches to Function in Grammar, ed. A. Carnie, et al, 307-318. Benjamins
Farrar, Scott & * 2003. A linguistic Ontology for the Semantic Web. GLOT International 73.97-100
* & Joël Magloire 2003. The Logic of Reflexivity and Reciprocity. Anaphora: A Guidebook, ed. A. Barss, 237-263. Blackwell
* 2002. Linguistics in the 21st Century: Review of The Handbook of Linguistics, ed. M. Aronoff & J. Rees-Miller. J Linguistics 38.627-643
* 1998. Limitations on Embedding in Coordinate Structures. J Psycholinguistic Research 27.235-259
Archangeli, Diana & *, eds. 1997. Optimality Theory: An Overview. Blackwell
* & Gary F. Simons 1995. A Rationale for the Text Encoding Initiative Recommendations for Feature-Structure Markup. Computers and the Humanities 29.191-205
*, Dana McDaniel & Yedidyah Langsam 1989. Preposition-Phrase Attachment in Noun Pphrases. J Psycholinguistic Research 18.533-548
* & Liejiong Xu 1985. Topic structures in Chinese. Language 61.1-27
* & Paul M. Postal 1984. The Vastness of Natural Languages. Blackwell
* 1978. The Logic of Reciprocity. Linguistic Inquiry 9.177-197
Katz, Jerrold J. & * 1976. Pragmatics and Presupposition. Language 52.1-17
* 1976. On the Weak Generative Capacity of Infinite Grammars. CUNYForum 1.13-24
Bever, Thomas G., Jerrold J. Katz & *, eds. 1976. An Integrated Theory of Linguistic Ability. Crowell
* 1976. A Case of Apparent Ungrammaticality. An Integrated Theory of Linguistic Ability, 183-193
* 1975. Finite-State Parsing of Phrase-Structure Languages and the Status of Readjustment Rules in Grammar. Linguistic Inquiry 6.533-554
* & Thomas G. Bever 1973. Can a Not Unhappy Person be Called a Not Sad One? A Festschrift for Morris Halle, ed. S. R. Anderson & P. Kiparsky, 392-409. Holt, Rinehart and Winston
*, Nancy Kalish & John Dore 1973. Dative Questions: A Study of the Relation of Acceptability to Grammaticality of an English Sentence Type. Cognition 2.451-478
Fillmore, Charles J. & *, eds. 1971. Studies in Linguistic Semantics. Holt, Rinehart & Winston
* & Harris B. Savin 1971. The Projection Problem for Presuppositions. Studies in Linguistic Semantics, 55-62
Bever, Thomas G. & * 1971. A Dynamic Model of the Evolution of Language. Linguistic Inquiry 2.433-463
* 1970. The 'can't seem to' construction. Linguistic Inquiry 1.25-35
* 1970. Essentials of English Grammar. Holt
* 1969. The Study of Syntax. Holt
* 1968. The London School of Linguistics. MIT Press. [Revision of MIT PhD dissertation, 1964]
* 1967. Mundari verb conjugation. Linguistics 32.39-57
* 1967. The Copula in Mundari. The Verb 'be' and its Synonyms 1, ed. J. W. M. Verhaar, pp. 75-100. Reidel
Announced on LINGUIST :  Optimality Theory
Dissertation Director * of: The Interaction of Modality, Aspect and Negation in Persian
(Azita H. Taleghani, Author)
Reviewer of: Cross-linguistic Semantics of Tense, Aspect, and Modality (LL Issue 21.2754)
Academic Paper Abstract: Linguistics at the beginning of the 21st century

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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