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The Resource Empirical linguistics, Geoffrey Sampson

Empirical linguistics, Geoffrey Sampson

Label
Empirical linguistics
Title
Empirical linguistics
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Sampson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Linguistics has become an empirical science again after several decades when it was preoccupied with speakers' hazy "intuitions" about language structure. With a mixture of English-language case studies and more theoretical analyses, Geoffrey Sampson gives an overview of some of the new findings and insights about the nature of language which are emerging from investigations of real-life speech and writing, often (although not always) using computers and electronic language samples ("corpora"). Concrete evidence is brought to bear to resolve long-standing questions such as
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sampson, Geoffrey
Dewey number
410/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P126
LC item number
.S24 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Open linguistics series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Linguistics
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Linguistics
  • Taalwetenschap
  • Empirische methoden
Label
Empirical linguistics, Geoffrey Sampson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-217) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Demographic correlates of complexity in British speech
  • 6.
  • The role of taxonomy
  • 7.
  • Good-Turing frequency estimation without tears
  • 8.
  • Objective evidence is all we need
  • 9.
  • What was Transformational Grammar?
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Evidence against the grammatical/ungrammatical distinction
  • 11.
  • Meaning and the limits of science
  • Introduction
  • 2.
  • From central embedding to empirical linguistics
  • 3.
  • Many Englishes or one English?
  • 4.
  • Depth in English grammar
Control code
229359554
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826457943
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781847144317
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)229359554
Label
Empirical linguistics, Geoffrey Sampson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-217) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Demographic correlates of complexity in British speech
  • 6.
  • The role of taxonomy
  • 7.
  • Good-Turing frequency estimation without tears
  • 8.
  • Objective evidence is all we need
  • 9.
  • What was Transformational Grammar?
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Evidence against the grammatical/ungrammatical distinction
  • 11.
  • Meaning and the limits of science
  • Introduction
  • 2.
  • From central embedding to empirical linguistics
  • 3.
  • Many Englishes or one English?
  • 4.
  • Depth in English grammar
Control code
229359554
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826457943
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781847144317
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)229359554

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