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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Robert  Frank
Institution: Johns Hopkins University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://hebb.cog.jhu.edu/faculty/frank/
State and/or Country: MD
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Syntax
Cognitive Science
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Phrase Structure Composition and Syntactic Dependencies
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Phrase Structure Composition and Syntactic Dependencies
Dissertation Director * of: Structures and Strings: A constraint-based approach to linearizing dependency structures
(Virginia Savova, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Syntactic Locality and Tree Adjoining Grammar: Grammatical, acquisition and processing Perspectives
Academic Paper Abstract: Tree-Adjoining Grammars for Optimality Theory Syntax

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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