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Name: Geoffrey  Sampson
Institution: University of Sussex
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.grsampson.net
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Philosophy of Language
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Writing Systems
Selected Publications: Many articles and books, including:

Schools of Linguistics (1980)
Writing Systems (1985, 2nd edn 2015)
Liberty and Language (1979)
An End to Allegiance (1984)
English for the Computer (1995)
Empirical Linguistics (2001)
Corpus Linguistics (ed. with Diana McCarthy, 2004)
The 'Language Instict' Debate (2005)
Love Songs of Early China (2006)
Electronic Business (2008)
Language Complexity as an Evolving Variable (ed. with Gil and Trudgill, 2009)
Law for Computing Students (2009)
Grammar without Grammaticality (with Anna Babarczy, 2014)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Educating Eve: The Language Instinct Debate
 Empirical Linguistics
 Corpus Linguistics
 The 'Language Instinct' Debate
 Corpus Linguistics
 Corpus Linguistics
 Language Complexity as an Evolving Variable
 Language Complexity as an Evolving Variable
 Grammar Without Grammaticality
 Writing Systems
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Educating Eve: The Language Instinct Debate
 Corpus Linguistics
 The 'Language Instinct' Debate
 Corpus Linguistics
 Language Complexity as an Evolving Variable
 Language Complexity as an Evolving Variable
 Grammar Without Grammaticality
 Writing Systems
Courses Taught: Now retired from teaching. Over my career I taught many areas of Linguistics and of Computer Science.
Reviewer of: Explaining Syntax (LL Issue 25.4836)
The Recovery of the Ancient Hebrew Language (LL Issue 25.5146)
Measuring Grammatical Complexity (LL Issue 26.2028)
The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Linguistics (LL Issue 26.4510)
The Grammar of Names in Anglo-Saxon England (LL Issue 26.32)
How Children Learn to Write Words (LL Issue 26.1067)
The Handbook of East Asian Psycholinguistics 3 Volume Paperback Set (LL Issue 27.1800)
Scripts Beyond Borders (LL Issue 26.3115)
Proto-Indo-European Syntax and its Development (LL Issue 27.675)
The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis (LL Issue 26.5216)
Lang Planning/Socioling/ Johnson (2005) (LL Issue 16.1737)
Academic Paper Abstract: Definitional, Personal, and Mechanical Constraints on Part of Speech Annotation Performance
Definitional and human constraints on structural annotation of English



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