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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Shravan  Vasishth
Institution: Saarland University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.coli.uni-sb.de/~vasishth
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension
 Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension
 The Foundations of Statistics: A Simulation-based Approach
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension
Dissertation Director * of: Linguistic Rhythm and Sentence Comprehension in Reading
(Gerrit Kentner, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension: Processing Hindi center embeddings
Reviewer of: Syntax/Semantics: Forget, Hirschbuehler, Martineau & Rivero, eds. (1997) (LL Issue 9.1836)
Linguistic Theories: Weisler & Milekic (2000) (LL Issue 11.2319)
Academic Paper Abstract: Mark Steedman, The syntactic process (Language, Speech, and Communication). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000. Pp. xiv+330.

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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