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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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Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington

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Name: Christopher  D. Manning
Institution: Stanford University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://nlp.stanford.edu/~manning/
State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Specialty: Computational linguistics
Selected Publications: Ergativity: Argument structure and grammatical relations.

The lexical integrity of Japanese causatives.

Argument structure as a locus for binding theory.

Automatic acquisition of a large subcategorization dictionary from corpora.

Probabilistic Left Corner Grammars.

Accurate Unlexicalized Parsing

Is it harder to parse Chinese, or the Chinese Treebank?

Factored A* Search for Models over Sequences and Trees

Corpus-Based Induction of Syntactic Structure: Models of Dependency and Constituency
Announced on LINGUIST :  Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing
Courses Taught: HPSG
syntactic typology
statistical natural language processing
Computational Linguistics
Advanced Syntax
Structure of a Language: Japanese
Modern Formal Theories of Grammar
Academic Paper Abstract: Rens Bod, Beyond grammar: an experience-based theory of language. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications, 1998. Pp. xiii+168.

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