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Name: Valeria  Quochi
Institution: Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale - CNR
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State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Acquisition and representation of lexical information
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Quochi, V. (2005a), “Issues on the Acquisition of Italian Complex Nominals from Text Corpora: A Computational Approach Combining Syntactic and Semantic Information” in M. Bertuccelli (ed) Studies in the Semantics of Lexical Combinatory Patterns. Pisa: Plus Editrice.

Caselli, T. and V. Quochi (2007) “Inferring the semantics of temporal prepositions in Italian”. Proceedings of the 4th ACL-SIGSEM Workshop on Prepositions. ACL ’07 Workshop. 28 June 2007, Prague, Czech Republic.

Monachini, M., Quochi, V., Ruimy N., Calzolari N. (2007) “Lexical Relations and Domain Knowledge: The Bio-Lexicon Meets the Qualia Structure” In: GL2007: Fourth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, 10-11 May 2007, Paris. CD-ROM.
Reviewer of: Ling Theories/Syntax: Fried & Östman (2004), 2nd rev. (LL Issue 16.2277)
Word Grammar (LL Issue 17.2842)
Nominal Determination (LL Issue 19.1906)

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