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Name: Ronnie  Cann
Institution: University of Edinburgh
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Grammatical Interfaces in HPSG
 The Dynamics of Language, 35
 Semantics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Grammatical Interfaces in HPSG
 Semantics
Dissertation Director * of: Head Categories and Grammatical Case in Finnish
(Diane Nelson, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Aspectual Composition and Sentence Interpretation: A formal approach
(Diego Molla Aliod, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Syntactic Theory and the Grammar of Catalan Compounds
(Anna Gavarró, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Patterns of Use of Referring Expressions in English and Japanese Dialogues
(Etsuko Yoshida, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Logical Structure and Relevance
(Stavros Assimakopoulos, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Natural Language Semantics: A naturalistic approach
(Ian Underwood, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: La Reconstruction à l'interface entre syntaxe et sémantique
(Nicolas Guilliot, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Rethinking case marking and case alternation in Estonian

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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