Editor: Luc Steels
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027281685 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027281685 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027204332 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027204332 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027204332 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Construction Grammar is enthusiastically embraced by a growing group of linguists who find it a natural way to formulate their analyses. But so far there is no widespread formalization of construction grammar with a solid computational implementation. Fluid Construction Grammar attempts to fill this gap. It is a fully operational computational framework capturing many key concepts in construction grammar. The present book is the first extensive publication describing this framework. In addition to general introductions, it gives a number of concrete examples through a series of linguistically challenging case studies, including phrase structure, case grammar, and modality. The book is suited both for linguists who want to know what Fluid Construction Grammar looks like and for computational linguists who may want to use this computational framework for their own experiments or applications.