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Author : Santiago Posteguillo
ISBN : 8480214449
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Netlinguistics is here presented as a comprehensive linguistic framework account for language usage and change in Internet. This book proposes the development of a new field of research and study within applied linguistics.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Texture Of Internet

Author : Santiago Posteguillo
ISBN : 9781443810913
Genre : Computers
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Internet and Information and Communication Technologies represent the largest network of human online communication ever. Language is the material that enables communication to flow in this ever-growing digital world of emails, webs, blogs and SMS messages. And language, as always, transforms itself to meet the rapid demands of this virtual universe. As a result, a myriad of changes have occurred and are continuously occurring in the language of Internet users. The Texture of Internet explores the latest linguistic issues regarding these language transformations focusing on texting, email writing, website texture, new digital genres such as blogs, and the potential applications of Internet to specific linguistic professional settings (e.g. translation, linguistic research or language teaching). This book will become a key reference for anyone interested in unveiling the intricacies of language use in our technological environment. Santiago Posteguillo, María José Esteve, and Lluïsa Gea-Valor have compiled an excellent set of contributions from Spain, United Kingdom, and Hong Kong on the analysis of language use in Internet and Information and Communication Technologies. They all are researchers and teachers of Languages for Specific Purposes and Linguistics at Universitat Jaume I in Castelló, Spain. Their experience in Internet language analysis has produced a most valuable volume on the matter.
Category: Computers

The Influence Of Computers The Internet And Computer Mediated Communication On Everyday English

Author : Sandra Greiffenstern
ISBN : 9783832524821
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Computers and the Internet gave rise to the emergence of computer-mediated communication (CMC). The Influence of Computers, the Internet and Computer-Mediated Communication on Everyday English focuses on the use of English in connection with computers and the Internet and on its influences on everyday English by analysing the dispersal of new meanings of words, neologisms, features of CMC and new metaphors. The intention is to show the computer- and Internet-related impact on the English language from several perspectives and to take several ways into consideration in which the Internet and CMC are changing language use and to evaluate this influence -- at least as far as this is possible.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Corpus Based Approaches To English Language Teaching

Author : Mari Carmen Campoy
ISBN : 9781847065377
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A compilation of research exploring different ways to apply corpus-based and corpus-informed approaches to English language teaching.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


Author : Ringu Ann Baby
ISBN : 9387604950
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This concise book on 'Linguistics' is specially published for the candidates of UGCNET for Eligibility to JRF & Assistant Professor positions. The book is also equally useful for State Eligibility Test (SET) conducted by various States. The book presents all the relevant and important chapters and topics in a lucid and wellstructured manner to study in a readerfriendly manner. All the study and practice material has been prepared by the learned subjectexpert. Unitwise study material and ample amount of Solved MCQs are provided in exhaustive exercises with each unit. Based on the latest pattern and syllabus, the book will prove very useful for study, practice and during precious moments before the exam for reference and revision. Alongwith the Latest Study Material, numerous questions in Solved Previous Papers have been provided in the book. This makes the readers familiar with the exam pattern and the type of questions asked, and enables them to face the exam with confidence, successfully.

The Routledge Handbook Of The English Writing System

Author : Vivian Cook
ISBN : 9781317365815
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System provides a comprehensive account of the English writing system, both in its current iteration and highlighting the developing trends that will influence its future. Twenty-nine chapters written by specialists from around the world cover core linguistic and psychological aspects, and also include areas from other disciplines such as typography and computer-mediated communication. Divided into five parts, the volume encompasses a wide range of approaches and addresses issues in the following areas: theory and the English writing system, discussing the effects of etymology and phonology; the history of the English writing system from its earliest development, including spelling, pronunciation and typography; the acquisition and teaching of writing, with discussions of literacy issues and dyslexia; English writing in use around the world, both in the UK and America, and also across Europe and Japan; computer-mediated communication and developments in writing online and on social media. The Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System is essential reading for researchers and postgraduate students working in this area.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Linguistic Studies In Academic And Professional English

Author : Inmaculada Fortanet
ISBN : 8480214511
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A collection of articles that tries to reflect the relevance of the research on specific English. The book will be an interesting resource for students and teachers of English, as well as for professionals who wish to learn more about specific English.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Leadership In Science And Technology A Reference Handbook

Author : William Sims Bainbridge
ISBN : 9781452266527
Genre : Science
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This 2-volume set within the SAGE Reference Series on Leadership tackles issues relevant to leadership in the realm of science and technology. To encompass the key topics in this arena, this handbook features 100 topics arranged under eight headings. Volume 1 concentrates on general principles of science and technology leadership and includes sections on social-scientific perspectives on S&T leadership; key scientific concepts about leading and innovating in S&T; characteristics of S&T leaders and their environments; and strategies, tactics, and tools of S&T leadership. Volume 2 provides case studies of leadership in S&T, with sections considering leadership in informal communities of scientists and engineers; leadership in government projects and research initiatives; leadership in industry research, development, and innovation; and finally, leadership in education and university-based research. By focusing on key topics within 100 brief chapters, this unprecedented reference resource offers students more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry but not as much jargon, detail or density as in a journal article or a research handbook chapter. Entries are written in language and style that is broadly accessible, and each is followed by cross-references and a brief bibliography and further readings. A detailed index and an online version of the work enhances accessibility for today's student audience.
Category: Science

Connectionist Approaches To Natural Language Processing

Author : R G Reilly
ISBN : 9781317266310
Genre : Psychology
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Originally published in 1992, when connectionist natural language processing (CNLP) was a new and burgeoning research area, this book represented a timely assessment of the state of the art in the field. It includes contributions from some of the best known researchers in CNLP and covers a wide range of topics. The book comprises four main sections dealing with connectionist approaches to semantics, syntax, the debate on representational adequacy, and connectionist models of psycholinguistic processes. The semantics and syntax sections deal with a variety of approaches to issues in these traditional linguistic domains, covering the spectrum from pure connectionist approaches to hybrid models employing a mixture of connectionist and classical AI techniques. The debate on the fundamental suitability of connectionist architectures for dealing with natural language processing is the focus of the section on representational adequacy. The chapters in this section represent a range of positions on the issue, from the view that connectionist models are intrinsically unsuitable for all but the associationistic aspects of natural language, to the other extreme which holds that the classical conception of representation can be dispensed with altogether. The final section of the book focuses on the application of connectionist models to the study of psycholinguistic processes. This section is perhaps the most varied, covering topics from speech perception and speech production, to attentional deficits in reading. An introduction is provided at the beginning of each section which highlights the main issues relating to the section topic and puts the constituent chapters into a wider context.
Category: Psychology

Logic And Linguistics

Author : Helmut Schnelle
ISBN : 0863771122
Genre : Psychology
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The papers in this series of five volumes provide a snapshot of current trends in European Cognitive Science. Each of the volumes deals with problems in cognitive science from a different perspective, covering the interacting disciplines of cognitive psychology, logic and linguistics, human-computer interaction, neuroscience and artificial intelligence respectively. Linguistics is concerned with the structure and use of languages, and logic with the form and correctness of argumentation in ordinary and scientific language. The two fields are presented with respect to their role in cognitive science and artificial intelligence: How are they realised by psychological mechanisms or biological processes on the one hand or programmed or wired in machines on the other. The contributions in this volume give introductions to the state-of-the-art, emphasizing the analysis of complexity and flexibility in logic and language in the framework of classical approaches (Chapters 3, 4, 5, 7). At the same time some contributions present a broader perspective in which an integration of the formal structure with the structure of the processing systems might be possible (Chapters 2 & 6). In this context, the differences and the perspectives of the classical approaches on the one hand and of connectionist approaches on the other are compared. (Chapters 1 & 6).contributions present a broader perspective in which an integration of the formal structure with the structure of the processing systems might be possible (Chapters 2 & 6). In this context, the differences and the perspectives of the classical approaches on the one hand and of connectionist approaches on the other are compared. (Chapters 1 & 6).
Category: Psychology