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Title: Syntax and Semantics of Prepositions
Edited By: Patrick Saint-Dizier
URL: http://www.springer.com/978-1-4020-3899-0
Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology
Description:

Note: This is the 2007 edition of a previously announced book.

This is the first book to provide an integrated view of preposition from
morphology to reasoning, via syntax and semantics. It offers new insights
in applied and formal linguistics, and cognitive science. It underlines the
importance of prepositions in a number of computational linguistics
applications, such as information retrieval and machine translation. The
book presents a wide range of views and applications to various linguistic
frameworks.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Morphology
Semantics
Syntax
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402038992
ISBN-13: 9781402038990
Pages: 332
Prices: U.S. $ 64.95
U.K. £ 37.50
Europe EURO 49.00