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Title: Frequency Effects in Language Representation
Edited By: Dagmar Divjak
Stefan Th. Gries
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/180442?format=G
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 244.2
Description:

The volume explores the relationship between well-studied aspects of language (constructional alternations, lexical contrasts and extensions and multi-word expressions) in a variety of languages (Dutch, English, Russian and Spanish) and their representation in cognition as mediated by frequency counts in both text and experiment. The state-of-the-art data collection (ranging from questionnaires to eye-tracking) and analysis (from simple chi-squared to random effects regression) techniques allow to draw theoretical conclusions from (mis)matches between different types of empirical data. The sister volume focuses on language learning and processing.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Neurolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Dutch
English
Russian
Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110273786
Pages: 282
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110274073
Pages: 282
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95