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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: Dafydd  Gibbon
Institution: Universit├Ąt Bielefeld
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Homepage: http://www.spectrum.uni-bielefeld.de/~gibbon/
State and/or Country: NA
Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Lexicography
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Handbook of Standards and Resources for Spoken Language Systems
 Handbook of Technical Communication
Dissertation Director * of: Linguistic Dimensions of Crisis Talk. Formalising structures in a controlled language.
(Claudia Sassen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Automatischer Erwerb von linguistischem Wissen. Ein Ansatz zur Inferenz von DATR-Theorien
(Petra Barg, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Why gesture without speech but not talk without gesture?

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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