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Modularity And The Motor Theory Of Speech Perception

Author : Michael Studdert-Kennedy
ISBN : 9781317785064
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A compilation of the proceedings of a conference held to honor Alvin M. Liberman for his outstanding contributions to research in speech perception, this volume deals with two closely related and controversial proposals for which Liberman and his colleagues at Haskins Laboratories have argued forcefully over the past 35 years. The first is that articulatory gestures are the units not only of speech production but also of speech perception; the second is that speech production and perception are not cognitive processes, but rather functions of a special mechanism. This book explores the implications of these proposals not only for speech production and speech perception, but for the neurophysiology of language, language acquisition, higher-level linguistic processing, the visual perception of phonetic gestures, the production and perception of sign language, the reading process, and learning to read. The contributors to this volume include linguists, psycholinguists, speech scientists, neurophysiologists, and ethologists. Liberman himself responds in the final chapter.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Art Of The Motor

Author : Paul Virilio
ISBN : 0816625719
Genre : Computers
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The Art of the Motor includes analyses of such recent developments as nanotechnology and virtual reality. It conjures a world in which information is speed and duration is no more. Information as speed? This, Paul Virilio tells us, is the third dimension of matter-the speed of the transmission of information has collapsed the extension of the dimension of space and the duration of the dimension of time.
Category: Computers

The Motor

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ISBN : UOM:39015023305637
Genre : Transportation
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Category: Transportation

The Motor Boat Club

Author : H. Irving Hancock
ISBN : 9783752344837
Genre : Fiction
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Reproduction of the original: The Motor Boat Club by H. Irving Hancock
Category: Fiction

The Motor Cyclist S Handbook The Classic 1911 Guide To The Construction And Management Of Motorcycles

Author : Charles S. Lake
ISBN : 9781430311317
Genre : Transportation
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"It has been said, with truth, that an inherent love of things mechanical finds a more or less definitive place in the character of every Englishman..." So begins The Motor Cyclist's Handbook, a wonderful text from 1911 that describes in detail the operation of early motorcycles. Created by Charles S. Lake, who wrote weekly columns in The Model Engineer magazine, the book was an instant classic. Today it is just as readable. Lavishly illustrated, the book includes chapters on the engine, including two-stroke and four cylinder, compression, carburetor, ignition, transmission, lubrication, accessories, and so on. Some of the bikes featured include the Rudge, Triumph, Hudson, Indian, Scott, and others. It's a delightful trip back in time for any biker - from the collector to the weekend rider. This easy-to- read reprint of this exceptionally rare book is presented in 8.5x11 format, sightly larger than the original. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.
Category: Transportation

The Motor Girls

Author : Margret Penrose
ISBN : 9781421815886
Genre : Fiction
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Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - ""Now you've got it, what are you going to do with it?"" asked Jack Kimball, with a most significant smile at his sister Cora. ""Do with it?"" repeated the girl, looking at her questioner in surprise; then she added, with a fine attempt at sarcasm: ""Why, I'm going to have Jim break it up for kindling wood. It will make such a lovely blaze on the library hearth. I have always loved blazing autos.""
Category: Fiction

The Motor Theory Of Language Origin

Author : Robin Allott
ISBN : 9781469156880
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The motor theory is about the process by which language emerged and developed and how it functions now in human speech. The concern is with both synchronic and the diachronic aspects of language, language evolving over time and differentiating over space. In English alone we have half a million words and endless syntatic complexities, as Chomsky has demonstrated. Add the multitude of other languages that exist and have existed and it is apparent that language is a massive multiply-faceted fact-in time and space. Where did all the complexity come from? Whence the power of words seen in so many diverse forms of human interaction? How does this thread of sound tie our minds together?
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Oversight Of The Motor Carrier Act Of 1980

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation
ISBN : UCAL:B5176550
Genre : Electronic books
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The Motor Car

Author : Navkala Roy
ISBN : 8170113008
Genre : Automobiles
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A Series Which Introduces And Explains To The Child The Working And The Mechanics Of Things He Is Familiar With, While Also Tracing Their History. Scientific Principles Are Explained With Simple Diagrams And Supplemented By Anecdotes And Cartoons.
Category: Automobiles

The Motor Car

Author : Giancarlo Genta
ISBN : 9789400785526
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book is an introduction to automotive engineering, to give freshmen ideas about this technology. The text is subdivided in parts that cover all facets of the automobile, including legal and economic aspects related to industry and products, product configuration and fabrication processes, historic evolution and future developments. The first part describes how motor vehicles were invented and evolved into the present product in more than 100 years of development. The purpose is not only to supply an historical perspective, but also to introduce and discuss the many solutions that were applied (and could be applied again) to solve the same basic problems of vehicle engineering. This part also briefly describes the evolution of automotive technologies and market, including production and development processes. The second part deals with the description and function analysis of all car subsystems, such as: · vehicle body, · chassis, including wheels, suspensions, brakes and steering mechanisms, · diesel and gasoline engines, · electric motors, batteries, fuel cells, hybrid propulsion systems, · driveline, including manual and automatic gearboxes. This part addresses also many non-technical issues that influence vehicle design and production, such as social and economic impact of vehicles, market, regulations, particularly on pollution and safety. In spite of the difficulty in forecasting the paths that will be taken by automotive technology, the third part tries to open a window on the future. It is not meant to make predictions that are likely to be wrong, but to discuss the trends of automotive research and innovation and to see the possible paths that may be taken to solve the many problems that are at present open or we can expect for the future. The book is completed by two appendices about the contribution of computers in designing cars, particularly the car body and outlining fundamentals of vehicle mechanics, including aerodynamics, longitudinal (acceleration and braking) and transversal (path control) motion.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Motor Gasoline Industry

Author : Robert Schmer
ISBN : 9780788187360
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0-7881-8736-8 Motor gasoline is the primary petroleum product sold in the U.S. today. This report presents a historical overview of the gasoline industry, and discusses the properties and composition of motor gasoline and how these have changed over the years. It also discusses motor gasoline supply, motor gasoline storage, distribution, and marketing, motor gasoline prices and demand, and alternative fuels. In addition, the report presents a motor gasoline outlook, containing forecasts of motor gasoline demand to 2010. A glossary and an appendix are provided to help readers with terms and refinery processes with which they may be unfamiliar.

The Motor Impaired Child

Author : Myra Tingle
ISBN : 9781135799915
Genre : Education
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The Motor Impaired Child provides a wealth of information and practical guidance for teachers on both the social and educational implications of impairment. Issues covered include working with parents, physical disability in childhood, and the problems posed by limited mobility. Practical advice is given on the integration of impaired children in the classroom, and the final sections focus on how a motor impaired child may be helped through adolescence towards independent adulthood.
Category: Education

The Motor Maid

Author : C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson
ISBN : 9783847208495
Genre : Fiction
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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.
Category: Fiction

The United States Army And The Motor Truck

Author : Marc K. Blackburn
ISBN : 0313298084
Genre : History
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Focuses on the efforts of the Quartermaster Corps to standardize the Army's motor transportation system.
Category: History

Joey The Motor Home Mouse

Author : Jack E. Tetirick
ISBN : 1475937040
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Do you speak mouse? Well, you may want to learn after reading this tale of narrow escapes, excitement, and discovery. Joey is born an ordinary little mousethe eighth of nine ordinary little micein an old barn on a dark and stormy night. Lightning struck and thunder bellows as Joey came into the world. Only a few feet away were fi ve cats, and on the other side of the barn was a huge dog. Poor Joey was surrounded by terrors. Little did the frightened little mouse know as he huddled with his brothers and sisters for warmth that he was destined to become something more than ordinary; that he was going to become something great. In a series of adventures and misadventures, Joey meets an interesting and unlikely cast of friends who help him on his journey to fame. Learn the true meaning of friendship as Joey uses love, courage, and common sense to win the respect of those around him, even in the face of unthinkable odds.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Motor Boys After A Fortune

Author : Clarence Young
Genre : Adventure stories
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Example in this ebook Dear Boys:— I wonder if any of you are superstitious, or if you believe in “signs”? I, myself, do not, but as this happens to be the thirteenth book in the Motor Boys series, I just thought I’d mention it, more as a joke than anything else. You know some persons think thirteen is unlucky. I do not, and I am sure you do not, either. So I venture to hope that I have been lucky enough to write for you, in this thirteenth volume, a book you will like better than any of the preceding ones that I have been happy to pen. Certainly, Jerry, Ned and Bob, when they went after the radium treasure, on Snake Island, in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado, had a chance to believe in “signs” if they were so inclined. But when they saw the strange “ghosts” they were not a bit frightened, and, later on, they discovered the cause of them. This story, though a complete tale in itself, is linked with the others in the series. It tells how the Motor Boys, hearing through Professor Snodgrass, of a place where radium was supposed to be located, set off to find it. They had many adventures, and were in not a little danger. Then, too, they had to proceed against Noddy Nixon, who had unlawfully taken their motorship. I venture to hope that you will like this story, and that you will care for more about the boys, whom I have come to regard as very good friends of mine. I should dislike, very much indeed, saying good-bye to them. So, wishing you all the pleasure possible in the reading of this story, I remain, Yours cordially, Clarence Young. To be continue in this ebook
Category: Adventure stories

The Motor Girls On Cedar Lake

Author : Margret Penrose
ISBN : 9781421815893
Genre : Fiction
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Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - ""Oh, Cora! Isn't this perfectly splendid!"" exclaimed Bess Robinson. ""Delightful!"" chimed in her twin sister, Belle. ""I'm glad you like it,"" said Cora Kimball, the camp hostess. ""I felt that you would, but one can never be sure - especially of Belle. Jack said she would fall a prey to that clump of white birches over there, and would want to paint pictures on the bark. But I fancied she would take more surely to the pines; they are so strong - and, like the big boys - always to be depended on. But not a word about camp now. Something more important is on. My new motor boat has just arrived!""
Category: Fiction

The Motor Girls On A Tour

Author : Margret Penrose
ISBN : 9781421815909
Genre : Fiction
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Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - The big maroon car glided along in such perfect rhythm that Cora Kimball, the fair driver of the Whirlwind, heard scarcely a sound of its mechanical workings. To her the car went noiselessly - the perfection of its motion was akin to the very music of silence.
Category: Fiction