Tagging Prosody and Discourse Structure in Elicited Spontaneous Speech
Beckman, Mary E.; Venditti, Jennifer J. (2000)
This paper motivates and describes the annotation and analysis of prosody and discourse structure for several large spoken language corpora. The annotation schema are of two types: tags for prosody and intonation, and tags ...
From Taxonomy to Typology: The Features of Lexical Contact Phenomena in Atepec Zapotec-Spanish Linguistic Contact
Hilts, Craig (2003)
In this paper, I begin with an examination of what constitutes a borrowing from one language to another with particular reference to lexical borrowing. I develop a set of three aspects of words/lexemes that can serve as ...
Presupposition Resolution With Discourse Information Structures
Davis, Paul C. (2000)
An approach to resolving a number of presuppositional phenomena, including definite descriptions and pronominal anaphora, is described within the larger context of an architecture for query-based, task-oriented human/computer ...
Unus Testis, Nullus Testis? The Significance of a Single Token in a Problem of Later Medieval Greek Syntax
Pappas, Panayiotis A. (2000)
In this brief paper I examine the placement of weak object pronouns in Later Medieval Greek when the verb is preceded by the negative marker οὐ. For the first time a detailed list of the occurrences of this phenomenon in ...
A Perceptual Account of Manner Dissimilation in Greek
Tserdanelis, Georgios (2001)
Looking for Roots in the Substrate: The Cases of Ebonics and Anglo-Irish
Odlin, Terence (2003)
Despite many differences in the sociolinguistic setting of Hiberno- English in Ireland and African-American Vernacular English in the USA, arguments about substrate influence have been invoked in both cases to promote the ...
Lexical Effects in the Perception of Obstruent Ordering
Makashay, Matthew J. (2001)