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Name: Pius  Ten Hacken
Institution: Universit├Ąt Innsbruck
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Homepage: http://www.uibk.ac.at/translation/mitarbeiterinnen/ten-hacken.html
State and/or Country: Austria   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
History of Linguistics
Discipline of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Dutch
Selected Publications: ten Hacken, Pius (2007): Chomskyan Linguistics and its Competitors, London: Equinox. (paperback edition 2009)

ten Hacken, Pius & Thomas, Claire (eds.) (2013):
The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization, Edinburgh University Press.

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Announced on LINGUIST :  Chomskyan Linguistics and its Competitors
 Chomskyan Linguistics and its Competitors
Courses Taught: Fachkommunikation
Dissertation Abstract: Defining Morphology: A principled approach to determining the boundaries of compounding, derivation, and inflection
Dissertation Director * of: Formulaic Expressions in Computer-Assisted Translation
(Maria Fernandez-Parra, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Contrastive Analysis of English and Polish Surveying Terminology
(Ewelina Kwiatek, Author)
Reviewer of: Philosophy of Language: Yngve (1996) (LL Issue 8.1277)
Applied Linguistics: Neidle, Kegl, MacLaughlin, Bahan & Lee (2000) (LL Issue 11.2318)
Philosophy of Language: Smith (1999) (LL Issue 11.2539)
Computational Ling, Morphology: Kiraz (2001) (LL Issue 13.928)
Morphology: Maylor (2002) (LL Issue 13.2069)
Morphology: Boucher, ed. (2002) (LL Issue 13.2826)
History of Linguistics: Joseph (2002) (LL Issue 14.1369)
Review: Applied Linguistics: Antia (2007) (LL Issue 19.1068)
Productivity in English Word-formation (LL Issue 21.370)
Academic Paper Abstract: Pieter A. M. Seuren, Chomsky's Minimalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. viii+244.

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