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Name: David  I. Beaver
Institution: Stanford University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.stanford.edu/~dib/
State and/or Country: CA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Pragmatics
Semantics
Specialty: Pragmatics, Computational Semantics, Computational Evolutionary Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Presupposition & Assertion in Dynamic Semantics
 The Construction of Meaning
 Words, Proofs, and Diagrams
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Presupposition & Assertion in Dynamic Semantics
 The Construction of Meaning
Courses Taught: Semantics and Pragmatics Computational Semantics
Presupposition and Assertion in Dynamic Semantics. To appear, Studies in Logic, Language and Information, CSLI
Presuppposition, 1996. In J. van Benthem and A. ter Meulen (eds.), The Handbook of Logic and Langauge, Elsevier. An Infinite Number of Monkeys, 1994. Acta Linguistica Hungarica 42:3
When Variables Don't Vary Enough, 1994. In M. Harvey, and L.Santelmann (eds.), SALT 4, Cornell
The Kinematics of Presupposition, 1992. In P. Dekker and M. Stockhof (eds.), Proceedings of the Eighth Amsterdam Colloquium, ILLC, University of Amsterdam
Dissertation Director * of: On the Form and Meaning of Chinese Bare Conditionals: Not just 'whatever'
(Yahui Anita Huang, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Semantics and Pragmatics of Evidentials in Cuzco Quechua
(Martina Faller, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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