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Name: Emily  Menon Bender
Institution: University of Washington
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Homepage: http://faculty.washington.edu/ebender/
State and/or Country: WA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Grammar engineering, variation
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Slavey, North
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Theory
 Linguistic Fundamentals for Natural Language Processing
Courses Taught: Grammar Engineering
Syntax I
Introduction to Computational Linguistics
Language in Society
Syntax and Semantics II
Corpus-Based Syntax
Statistical Methods in NLP
Computational Morphology
Introduction to Linguistics
Dissertation Abstract: Syntactic Variation and Linguistic Competence: The case of AAVE copula absence
Dissertation Director * of: Widespread but Not Universal: Improving the typological coverage of the grammar matrix
(Scott Drellishak, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Situation-Based Intonation Pattern Distribution in a Corpus of American English
(Lesley Carmichael, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Roger Martin, David Michaels and Juan Uriagereka (eds.), Step by step: essays on minimalist syntax in honor of Howard Lasnik. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 2000. Pp. xxiv+357.



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