A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
Simple programming expertise is an essential part of many forms of data collection and analysis for modern linguists and related language professionals. Programming for Linguists: Java(tm) Technology for
Language Researchers is a practical introduction to programming using the Java Programming Language, a full-powered language with complete graphics capability that can be run on any computer.
Programming for Linguists includes over a hundred carefully constructed sample programs that introduce new concepts simply but also accomplish tasks necessary for anyone who works with language as data. Many of these programs can be used immediately with minimal or no modification.