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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: Valia  Kordoni
Institution: Saarland University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.coli.uni-sb.de/~kordoni/
State and/or Country: Saarland
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Specialty: LFG, HPSG, Syntax-Semantics Interface, Robust Parsing
Selected Publications: see web site above
Courses Taught: see web site above
Academic Paper Abstract: Discourse structure and language technology

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