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Query:   References on ellipsis
Author:  Jose Rodriguez
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Discourse Analysis
Psycholinguistics
Syntax

Summary:   First of all, I would like to thank all the people that have responded to
my question for their kind help and guidance: Prof. Wendan Li, Prof. Gerard
Kempen and Iria Gayo. Following, there is a summary of all of the
references on ellipsis received:

Arregui, A., Clifton, C., Frazier, L., & Moulton, K. (2006). Processing
elided verb phrases with flawed antecedents: The recycling hypothesis.
Journal of Memory and Language, 55, 232–246.

Cai, Z., Pickering, M., & Sturt, P. (2010). Processing Verb-Phrase Ellipsis
in Chinese: Evidence against syntactic reconstruction. Proceedings of AMLaP
2010. [Data from Zhenguang Cai’s dissertation, U.Edinburgh]

Dickey, M.W. & Bunger, A.C. (2011). Comprehension of elided structure:
Evidence from sluicing. Language and Cognitive Processes, 26, 63-78.

Frazier, L. (2008). Processing Ellipsis: A Processing Solution to the
Undergeneration Problem? InChang, C.B. & Haynie, H.J. (Eds.), Proceedings
of the 26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics.Somerville, MA:
Cascadilla Proceedings.

Frazier, L., & Clifton, C. Jr. (2001). Parsing coordinates and ellipsis:
Copy α. Syntax, 4,1–22.

Hardt, D. & Rambow, O. (2001). Generation of VP Ellipsis: A Corpus-Based
Approach. In Proceedings of ACL 2001.

Kaan, E., Wijnen, F., & Swaab, T. (2004). Gapping: Electrophysiological
evidence for immediate processing of ‘‘missing’’ verbs in sentence
comprehension. Brain and Language, 89, 584-592.

Kempen, G. (2009). Clausal coordination and coordinate ellipsis in a model
of the speaker. Linguistics, 47, 653-696.

Kempen, G., Olsthoorn, N., & Sprenger, S. (2011). Grammatical workspace
sharing during language production and language comprehension: Evidence
from grammatical multitasking. Language and Cognitive Processes.
DOI:10.1080/01690965.2010.544583.

Knoeferle, P., Crocker, M.W., Scheepers, C. & Pickering, M.J. (2005). The
influence of the immediate visual context on incremental thematic
role-assignment: evidence from eye movements in depicted events. Cognition,
95, 95-127.

Li, W. (2005). The Topic Chain in Chinese: A Discourse Analysis and Its
Application in Teaching. Lincom Europa.

Martin, A. E., & McElree, B. (2011). Direct-access retrieval during
sentence comprehension: Evidence from Sluicing. Journal of Memory and
Language, 64, 327–343.

Rello, L. (2010). Elliphant: A Machine Learning Method for Identifying
Subject Ellipsis and Impersonal Constructions in Spanish. Master Thesis.
http://luzrello.com/Projects.html

Snider, N. & Runner, J. (2010). Structural parallelism aids ellipsis and
anaphora resolution: Evidence from eye movements to semantic and
phonological neighbors. Proceedings of AMLaP 2010) [Pictures from Neal
Snider’s website: www.hlp.rochester.edu/~nsnider/pubs.html

LL Issue: 22.4541
Date Posted: 13-Nov-2011


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