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Name: Amir  Zeldes (IPA: ʔa'miʁ 'zεldεs)
Institution: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
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Homepage: http://u.hu-berlin.de/zeldes
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Zeldes, Amir (2012). Productivity in Argument Selection. From Morphology to Syntax. (Trends in Linguistics: Studies and Monographs 260.) Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter, xx+282 pp.
Courses Taught: corpus linguistics, statistics for linguists, argument structure, various languages, theoretical introductions and seminars
Dissertation Abstract: Productivity in Argument Selection: A usage-based approach to lexical choice in syntactic slots

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