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Building Predicates

Author : Justin Nuger
ISBN : 9783319286822
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the syntax of Palauan that will appeal to anyone interested in Austronesian languages or formal syntactic and morphological theory. This volume proposes that words in Palauan are not drawn directly from a mental lexicon, but are instead composed at least partially in the syntax. Using original data from syntactic constructions not previously explored in the language, the author entertains several competing theories of word formation and highlights the compatible and incompatible aspects of each, through an exploration into new corners of Palauan syntax and morphology.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Writing Lesson Level 1 Building Sentences Predicates

Author : Richard Gentry, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781480770188
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Incorporate writing instruction in your classroom as an essential element of literacy development while implementing best practices. Simplify the planning of writing instruction and become familiar with the Common Core State Standards of Writing.
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A Systemic Perspective On Cognition And Mathematics

Author : Jeffrey Yi-Lin Forrest
ISBN : 9780203487327
Genre : Computers
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This book is devoted to the study of human thought, its systemic structure, and the historical development of mathematics both as a product of thought and as a fascinating case analysis. After demonstrating that systems research constitutes the second dimension of modern science, the monograph discusses the yoyo model, a recent ground-breaking deve
Category: Computers

The Building Blocks Of Meaning

Author : Michele Prandi
ISBN : 9789027223654
Genre : Psychology
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The shaping of complex meanings depends on punctual and relational coding and inferencing. Coding is viewed as a vector which can run either from expression to content or from concepts to (linguistic) forms to mark independent conceptual relations. While coding relies on systematic resources internal to language, inferencing essentially depends on a layered system of autonomous shared conceptual structures, which include both cognitive models and consistency criteria grounded in a natural ontology. Inference guided by coding is not a residual pragmatic device but it is a direct way to long-term conceptual structures that guide the connection of meanings. The interaction of linguistic forms and concepts is particularly clear in conceptual conflict where conflictual complex meanings provide insights into the roots of significance and the linguistic structure of metaphors. Complementing a formal analysis of linguistic structures with a substantive analysis of conceptual structures, a philosophical grammar provides insights from both formal and functional approaches toward a more profound understanding of how language works in constructing and communicating complex meanings. This monograph is ideally addressed to linguists, philosophers and psychologists interested in language as symbolic form and as an instrument of human action rooted in a complex conceptual and cognitive landscape.
Category: Psychology

The Structure Of Stative Verbs

Author : Antonia Rothmayr
ISBN : 9789027255266
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book explores the nature of stative verbs, their eventuality structure, and the patterns of argument realization. The study shows that there is no single class of stative verbs. Rather, several distinct groups of verbs are found: Verbs that undergo a systematic stative/eventive ambiguity; verbs that allow for a stative reading only; and verbs that seem to have an intermediate status (verbs of position and verbs of internal causation). The study concludes that there is a discrete boundary between stative and eventive verbs, excluding any intermediate status. Stativity arises because the aspectual operators DO and BECOME are absent in the lexical-semantic structure. Eventivity arises if one of these is present. A minimalist view on argument realization and event structure completes the book: Theta features on the arguments are checked against the aspectual heads within the verb phrase.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Hypotaxis As Building Site

Author : Torsten Leuschner
ISBN : UOM:39015066758676
Genre : Dutch language
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Elementary English Grammar

Author : Alonzo Reed
ISBN : HARVARD:32044097051882
Genre : English language
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Category: English language

Negation Text Worlds And Discourse

Author : Laura Hidalgo-Downing
ISBN : 1567504752
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This work originates from the need to develop an integrated dynamic model of negation in discourse that is adequate for understanding the role of negation in an extensive and complex piece of discourse. Most work on negation is strongly influenced by traditional philosophical problems, but little work had been carried out in the area of discourse. This book fills a gap in studies of negation in discourse by providing an up-to-date critical review of the state of the art in negation and by proposing a model of negation that brings together the semantic, cognitive, and pragmatic features of negation, which are crucial for an understanding of its role in discourse.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Management Of Knowledge Imperfection In Building Intelligent Systems

Author : Eugene Roventa
ISBN : 9783540774624
Genre : Mathematics
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There are many good AI books. Usually they consecrate at most one or two chapters to the imprecision knowledge processing. To our knowledge this is among the few books to be entirely dedicated to the treatment of knowledge imperfection when bui- ing intelligent systems. We consider that an entire book should be focused on this important aspect of knowledge processing. The expected audience for this book - cludes undergraduate students in computer science, IT&C, mathematics, business, medicine, etc. , graduates, specialists and researchers in these fields. The subjects treated in the book include expert systems, knowledge representation, reasoning under knowledge Imperfection (Probability Theory, Possibility Theory, Belief Theory, and Approximate Reasoning). Most of the examples discussed in details throughout the book are from the medical domain. Each chapter ends with a set of carefully pe- gogically chosen exercises, which complete solution provided. Their understanding will trigger the comprehension of the theoretical notions, concepts and results. Chapter 1 is dedicated to the review of expert systems. Hence are briefly discussed production rules, structure of ES, reasoning in an ES, and conflict resolution. Chapter 2 treats knowledge representation. That includes the study of the differences between data, information and knowledge, logical systems with focus on predicate calculus, inference rules in classical logic, semantic nets and frames.
Category: Mathematics

Inductive Language Lessons

Author : Harris Ray Greene
ISBN : UIUC:30112059678299
Genre : English language
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Text Speech And Dialogue

Author : Petr Sojka
ISBN : 9783540390909
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, TSD 2006, held in Brno, Czech Republic, in September 2006. The 87 revised full papers presented together with 2 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 175 submissions. The papers present a wealth of state-of-the-art research results in the field of natural language processing with an emphasis on text, speech, and spoken dialogue ranging from theoretical and methodological issues to applications in various fields and with special focus on corpora, texts and transcription, speech analysis, recognition and synthesis, as well as their intertwining within NL dialogue systems.
Category: Computers

The Predicates Of Fate

Author : VA Hezaran
ISBN : 9781771550840
Genre : Fiction
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Accidentally thrown into the future by the Temporal Witness Protection Agency, a man arrives in the middle of a robot uprising. It’s a race against time to help an unlikely group of renegades against a robot army bent on taking over the galaxy. Will four strangers be able to work together to save the day, or will the robots succeed in wiping out all intelligent life from the cosmos?
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Building Compressed Database Systems

Author : Zhiyuan Chen
ISBN : CORNELL:31924095244939
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Finally, we examine how to compress results shipped to clients that have limited bandwidth connections or severe storage restrictions. We choose a combination of compression methods that use statistical and semantic information of the query results to enhance the effect of compression.
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