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Name: Christopher  Kennedy
Institution: University of Chicago
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Specialty: Natural language processing
Selected Publications: Antecedent-contained deletion and the syntax of quantification (LI 28.4)
Verb phrase deletion and 'nonparasitic gaps' (LI 28.4)
Comparison and polar opposition (SALT 7)
Dynamic presentation of document content for rapid on-line skimming (AAAI98)
Salience-based content characterisation of text documents (ACL 97 workshop)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Projecting the Adjective: The Syntax and Semantics of Gradability and Comparison
 Adverbs and Adjectives
 Adverbs and Adjectives
Courses Taught: Syntax (intro and advanced)
semantics (intro)
structure of words and sentences (morphology/syntax)
languages of the world (typology/grammar)
Dissertation Director * of: Causes and Consequences of Word Structure
(Jennifer Hay, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Projecting the Adjective: The syntax and semantics of gradability and comparison
Dissertation Director * of: The Structure and Real-Time Comprehension of Quantifier Scope Ambiguity
(Catherine Anderson, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: How we learn to talk about events: Linguistic and conceptual constraints on verb learning
(Ann Bunger, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Learning About the Structure of Scales: Adverbial modification and the acquisition of the semantics of gradable adjectives
(Kristen Syrett, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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