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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: Bob  Carpenter
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Homepage: http://www.colloquial.com/carp
State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Philosophy of Language
Cognitive Science
Specialty: Syntax, Semantics, Speech Rec
Selected Publications: Type-Logical Semantics. 1999. MIT Press.
The Logic of Typed Feature Structures. 1992. Cambridge University Press.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Type-Logical Semantics
Courses Taught: Natural Language Processing, Semantics, Philosophy of Language,
Spoken Dialog Systems, and Automata and Complexity.
Dissertation Director * of: Think Generic: The meaning and use of generic sentences
(Arik Cohen, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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