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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: David  E. Johnson
Institution: (personal interest - not currently working at a university)
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.riejohnson.com/david.html
State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Selected Publications: Local Constraints vs. Economy (w/ Shalom Lappin)

Arc Pair Grammar (w/ Paul Postal)

Toward a Theory of Relationally Based Grammar
Announced on LINGUIST :  Local Constraints vs. Economy

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