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Author Partee, Barbara H
Title Discourse and Meaning : Papers in honor of Eva Hajičová
Imprint Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1996
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Note DISCOURSE AND MEANING PAPERS IN HONOR OF EVA HAJICOVÁ -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Preface -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- Tabula gratulatoria -- 1. FOREWORD -- Although her life with us has not been easy -- 2. DISCOURSE -- Non-propositional encoding of discourse categories -- Introduction -- 1. Metinformation -- 2. Interpersonal factors -- 3. Point of view -- 4. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- The content and form of illocutionary acts -- References -- The sublanguage paradigm: A comprehensive theory of linguistic activity -- Basic frame -- Some characteristics of sublanguages -- The most significant characteristic of sublanguages -- Neural background -- Some historical notes and a framework -- Multiplicity of sublanguage phenomena -- Sublanguage investigations -- The sublanguage paradigm and multilingualism -- References -- Knowledge negotiation -- Introduction -- 1. Knowledge transmission -- 2. Knowledge transmission situations -- 3. Negotiated knowledge -- 4. Determinacy negotiation and determinacy textualization -- 5. Conclusion -- Note -- References -- 3. MEANING -- Allegation and local accommodation -- Introduction -- 1. Hajičová's and Heim's proposals -- 2. The relation between allegation and local accommodation -- 3. Recursive structure -- Notes -- References -- Remarks on substance, function and form -- 1. Linguistic form and function should be systematically related to biological substance in the brain -- 2. The clarification of the issues -- 3. The specifics of the communicatively functional approaches -- References -- Three kinds of using the identity sign -- 1. Apparatus -- a. Constructions -- b. Ramified hierarchy of types -- c. Epistemic base -- d. Abbreviations -- e. Intensions -- 2. Concept -- 3. Identities -- 4. Paradox of analysis resolved -- 5. Concluding remark -- References -- On what is impossible entailing everything
References -- Some remarks on homonymy and polysemy -- Notes -- References -- The meaning of Meaning in the Prague School -- Introduction -- Phonology as the pilot discipline in the PLC -- Roman Jakobsen's theory of the semantic invariants (invariant meanings) -- S. Karcevskij's Système du verbe russe (1927) -- Back to Jakobson 's invariant meanings -- Jakobson and Mathesius -- The semiotic turn -- Jakobson's invariants on the American soil -- Bohumil Trnka's conception of meaning -- Conclusion -- References -- Your metaphor or mine: Belief ascription and metaphor interpretation -- 1. ViewGen: The basic belief engine -- 2. Metaphor: Shifting the belief engine to a higher gear -- 3. Metaphorical scope -- 4. Embedded metaphor ascription -- 5. Other work: Abduction is different -- 6. Some further work -- Acknowledgements -- References: -- On real mother, real man and similar expressions -- Notes -- References -- 4 . FOCUS -- The focus and scope of only -- 1. Placement of only as a test for constituent structure -- 2. Placement of only in relation to its scope -- 3. only and NPs -- Notes -- References -- Grammatical implementation of the dominance of subject and focus -- Abstract and Introduction -- Reflexes of the subject -- Prolog implementations -- Reflexes of the focus -- Relative clauses -- Other subordinate clauses -- Coordination and text -- Conclusion -- References -- A note on rhematic disagreements in early child language -- Notes -- References -- Mobility of clause constituents and functional sentence perspective -- Notes -- References -- Topic and focus in a formal framework -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Basic concepts of the Prague approach -- 3. Formal means -- 4. Topic = subject and focus = predicate? -- 5. Quantifier scope -- 6. Focus = exhaustive listing? -- 7. Falsity vs. inappropriateness -- 8. Negation -- 9, Dynamic semantics
10. The tripartite structure -- 11. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Wh-extraction and the topic-focus articulation of the sentence -- 1. Introduction -- 2. New claims about wh-extractions -- 2.1. General extractability -- 2.2. Subcategorization of extracted elements with respect to the Topic-Focus Articulation -- 2.3. Clusters of extracted elements -- 2.4. Non-extracted wh-elements -- 2.5. Acceptability -- 2.6. The structure of the Focus of clauses with wh-elements -- 3. Conclusion -- References -- Theme-rheme structure: Its exponents and its semantic interpretation -- 1. Li-structure -- 2. TR-structure -- 3. Diversity of semantic interpretations of the TR-structure components -- 4. TR-structure of sentences expressing propositional attitudes -- References -- 5. TRANSLATION -- Some rationales and methodologies for example based machine translation -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Example-based approach vs. semantic-marker approach -- 3. A problem in choosing a proper case frame -- 4. Selection of a proper translation word -- 5. A framework for EBMT -- 6. Conclusion -- References -- Les belles infidèles: Fidelity as a criterion of good translation -- Acknowledgement -- References -- Preference mechanisms of the Multra machine translation system -- 1. Introduction -- 2. An example -- 3. Preferences among source ambiguities -- 4. Ordering lexical translation alternatives -- 5. Ordering generation alternatives -- 6. The role of discourse and the future -- Notes -- References -- 6. STRUCTURE -- Structural and communicative hierarchies in participial adjuncts -- 1. Structural background -- 2. Relatedness to communicative variability -- 2.1. Structural hierarchy (a). -- 2.2. Structural Hierarchy (b). I repeat example (5): -- 2.3. Structural hierarchy (c). -- 3. Conclusion -- References -- Writing down the speech of very small children in English graphemes
References : -- Tough constructions of Japanese and English in HPSG framework -- Introduction -- 1. Basic framework -- 1.1. TD -- 1.2. CD -- 1.3. DD -- 2. Formalizations -- 3. 'Derivational' relationship -- 4. This book is easy to read -- 5. The difference between English and Japanese -- 5.1. The subjecthood of tough sentences -- 5.2. Other differences -- 6. Summary -- Notes -- References -- On quantification in grammar and semantics -- Conclusions -- References -- Fitting languages into a model of language modelled on language -- Parametric syntax -- Definition of the task and the framework -- The pronominal clitics in Serbo-Croatian -- The pronominal clitics in Macedonian -- The pronominal clitics in Bulgarian -- Conclusion -- References -- Some peculiarities of Czech relational adjectives -- Relationals in -ni -- Relationals in -ny -- References : -- AFTERWORD -- Eva Hajičová - An appreciation -- Selected bibliography of Eva Hajičová -- Name Index -- Subject Index
A collection of papers in honor of Eva Hajičová, who represents the continuation of the Prague School tradition in the methodological context of formal and computational linguistics. Her broadly acknowledged contribution to syntax, topic-focus studies, discourse analysis and natural language processing is reflected in the papers by 30 authors, divided in five sections (Discourse, Meaning, Focus, Translation, Structure)
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Link Print version: Partee, Barbara H. Discourse and Meaning : Papers in honor of Eva Hajičová Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company,c1996 9789027221469
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