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Title: WCCFL 20
Subtitle: Proceedings of the 20th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Edited By: Karine Megerdoomian
Leora Anne Bar-el
URL: http://www.cascadilla.com/wccfl20.html
Series Title: Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Description:

The Proceedings of the 20th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics contains 48 papers presented at the 2001 conference at USC. The papers focus on phonetics, phonology, syntax, and semantics. The proceedings is available in paperback and library binding, and CD-ROM. The CD contains all of the papers in Acrobat (.pdf) format, so you can easily browse or search the proceedings and print the papers you want to read.

The complete table of contents is available on our web site at http://www.cascadilla.com/wccfl20.html, along with easy and secure on-line ordering.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Phonetics
Phonology
Semantics
Syntax
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