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Name: Tracy Holloway  King
Institution: Palo Alto Research Center
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www-csli.stanford.edu/~thking
State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Specialty: LFG, grammar engineering, Slavic
Subject Language(s): Georgian
Selected Publications: see web page;
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Announced on LINGUIST :  A Handbook of Slavic Clitics
 A Grammar Writer's Cookbook
 Argument Realization
 The Proceedings of the LFG 2001 Conference
 Time Over Matter
 The Proceedings of the LFG '02 Conference
 Nominals: Inside and Out
 Lexical Semantics in LFG
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Argument Realization
 Time Over Matter
Courses Taught: Grammar engineering
Dissertation Abstract: Configuring Topic and Focus in Russian
Academic Paper Abstract: Determiner agreement and noun conjunction
Indeterminacy by underspecification

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