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Title: Advances in the Theory of the Lexicon
Edited By: Dieter Wunderlich
Series Title: Interface Explorations [IE] 13

The book investigates the interface structure of the lexicon from various
perspectives, including typology and processing. It surveys work on verb
classes, verb-noun similarities, semantic representations, concepts and
constructions of polysynthetic languages, research on the processing of
inflectional and derivational elements, and new work on inheritance-based
network models. The book is of interest to researchers and advanced
students in all fields of linguistics and in the cognitive sciences.


Introduction: What the theory of the lexicon is about
Dieter Wunderlich

Concepts of the lexicon in theoretical linguistics
Martin Neef and Heinz Vater

Towards a structural typology of verb classes
Dieter Wunderlich

From rags to riches. Nominal linking in contrast to verbal linking
Barbara Stiebels

A theory of lexical event structure and its cognitive motivation
Stefan Engelberg

Ontology and diachrony of polysynthesis
Johanna Mattissen

Linguistic perspectives on morphological processing
Harald Clahsen

The representation of inflectional morphology in the mental lexicon: An
overview on psycho- and neurolinguistic methods and results
Martina Penke

Inheritance-based models of the lexicon
James Kilbury, Wiebke Petersen and Christof Rumpf

Appendix 1: List of subprojects in the SFB

Appendix 2: List of major publications from SFB 282

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110190192
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 502
Prices: Europe EURO 98.00
U.S. $ 132.30