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Aspects of the Theory of Morphology

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Aspects of the Theory of Morphology by Book Resume:

The book is dedicated to linguistic morphology and it contains a sketch of a complete morphological theory, centered around a discussion of fundamental concepts such as morph vs. morpheme, inflectional category, voice, grammatical case, agreement vs. government, suppletion, relationships between linguistic signs, etc.: the hottest issues in modern linguistics! The book introduces rigorous and clear concepts necessary to describe morphological phenomena of natural languages. Among other things, it offers logical calculi of possible grammemes in a given category. The presentation is developed in a typological perspective, so that linguistic data from a large variety of languages are described and analyzed (about 100 typologically very different languages). The main method is deductive: the concepts proposed in Aspects of the Theory of Morphology are based on a small set of indefinibilia and each concept is defined in terms of these indefinibilia and/or other concepts defined previously; as a result, logical calculi can be constructed (similar to Mendeleev's Periodical Table of Elements in chemistry). Then the concept is applied to the actual linguistic data to demonstrate its validity and advantages. Thus, Aspects of the Theory of Morphology combines metalinguistic endeavor (a system of concepts for morphology) with typological and descriptive orientation. It reaches out to all students of language, including the border fields and applications.

Understanding Morphology

Understanding Morphology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1134645961
Author: Martin Haspelmath,Andrea Sims
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Understanding Morphology by Martin Haspelmath,Andrea Sims Book Resume:

This new edition of Understanding Morphology has been fully revised in line with the latest research. It now includes 'big picture' questions to highlight central themes in morphology, as well as research exercises for each chapter. Understanding Morphology presents an introduction to the study of word structure that starts at the very beginning. Assuming no knowledge of the field of morphology on the part of the reader, the book presents a broad range of morphological phenomena from a wide variety of languages. Starting with the core areas of inflection and derivation, the book presents the interfaces between morphology and syntax and between morphology and phonology. The synchronic study of word structure is covered, as are the phenomena of diachronic change, such as analogy and grammaticalization. Theories are presented clearly in accessible language with the main purpose of shedding light on the data, rather than as a goal in themselves. The authors consistently draw on the best research available, thus utilizing and discussing both functionalist and generative theoretical approaches. Each chapter includes a summary, suggestions for further reading, and exercises. As such this is the ideal book for both beginning students of linguistics, or anyone in a related discipline looking for a first introduction to morphology.

What is Morphology?

What is Morphology? [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1444351761
Author: Mark Aronoff,Kirsten Fudeman
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What is Morphology? by Mark Aronoff,Kirsten Fudeman Book Resume:

What is Morphology? is a concise and critical introduction to the central ideas of morphology, which has been revised and expanded to include additional material on morphological productivity and the mental lexicon, experimental and computational methods, and new teaching material. Introduces the fundamental aspects of morphology to students with minimal background in linguistics Includes additional material on morphological productivity and the mental lexicon, and experimental and computational methods Features new and revised exercises as well as suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter Equips students with the skills to analyze a wide breadth of classic morphological issues through engaging examples Uses cross-linguistic data throughout to illustrate concepts, specifically referencing Kujamaat Joola, a Senegalese language Includes a new answer key, available for instructors online at http://www.wiley.com/go/aronoff

J.W.R. Whitehand and the Historico-geographical Approach to Urban Morphology

J.W.R. Whitehand and the Historico-geographical Approach to Urban Morphology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3030006204
Author: Vítor Oliveira
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J.W.R. Whitehand and the Historico-geographical Approach to Urban Morphology by Vítor Oliveira Book Resume:

Over recent decades, the historico-geographical approach to urban morphology has been prominent in the debate on the physical form of our cities and on the agents and processes shaping that form over time. With origins in the work of the geographer M.R.G. Conzen, this approach has been systematically developed by researchers in different parts of the world since the 1960s. This book argues that J.W.R. Whitehand structured an innovative and comprehensive school of urban morphological thought grounded in the invaluable basis provided by Conzen. It identifies the development of several dimensions of the concepts of “fringe belt” and “morphological region” and the systematic exploration of the themes of “agents of change,” “comparative studies” and “research and practice” as key contributions by Whitehand to this school of thought. The book presents contributions from leading international experts in the field addressing these major issues.

Morphology

Morphology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137111313
Author: Francis Katamba
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
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Constructional Morphology and Evolution

Constructional Morphology and Evolution [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3642761569
Author: Norbert Schmidt-Kittler,Klaus Vogel
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Constructional Morphology and Evolution by Norbert Schmidt-Kittler,Klaus Vogel Book Resume:

Constructional morphology explains features of organisms from a constructional and functional point of view. By means of physical analysis it explains the operational aspects of organic structures - how they can perform the activities organisms are expected to fulfil in order to survive in their environment. Constructional morphology also explains options and constraints during the evolution determined by internal constructional needs, ontogenetic demands, inherited organizational preconditions and environmental clues.

Mathematical Morphology and Its Applications to Signal and Image Processing

Mathematical Morphology and Its Applications to Signal and Image Processing [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3319187201
Author: Jón Atli Benediktsson,Jocelyn Chanussot,Laurent Najman,Hugues Talbot
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Mathematical Morphology and Its Applications to Signal and Image Processing by Jón Atli Benediktsson,Jocelyn Chanussot,Laurent Najman,Hugues Talbot Book Resume:

This book contains the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology, ISMM 2015 held in Reykjavik, Iceland, in May 2015. The 62 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 72 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on evaluations and applications; hierarchies; color, multivalued and orientation fields; optimization, differential calculus and probabilities; topology and discrete geometry; and algorithms and implementation.

Exploring the Role of Morphology in the Evolution of Spanish

Exploring the Role of Morphology in the Evolution of Spanish [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9027299668
Author: Joel Rini
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Exploring the Role of Morphology in the Evolution of Spanish by Joel Rini Book Resume:

After a brief survey of the perception of morphological change in the standard works of the Hispanic tradition in the 20th century, the author first attempts to refine concepts such as analogy, leveling, blending, contamination, etc. as they have been applied to Spanish. He then revisits difficult problems of Spanish historical grammar and explores the extent to which various types of morphological processes may have operated in a given change. Selected problems are examined in light of abundant textual evidence. Some include: the resistance to change of Sp. dormir ‘to sleep’, morir ‘to die’, the vocalic sequence /ee/, the reduction of the OSp. verbal suffixes -ades, -edes, -ides, -odes, and the uncertain origin of Sp. eres ‘you are’. Important notions such as the directionality of leveling, phonological vs. morphological change in the nominal and verbal paradigms, the morphological spread of sound change, and the role of morphological factors in apparent syntactic change are discussed.

Murrinhpatha Morphology and Phonology

Murrinhpatha Morphology and Phonology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1501503103
Author: John Mansfield
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Murrinhpatha Morphology and Phonology by John Mansfield Book Resume:

Murrinhpatha is an Australian Aboriginal language spoken in a region of tropical savannah and tidal inlets on the north coast of the continent. Some 3000 speakers live mostly in the towns of Wadeye and Nganmarriyanga, though they maintain close ties to their traditional lands, totems and spirit ancestors. Murrinhpatha word structure is highly complex, and quite distinct from the better-known Pama-Nyungan languages of central and southern Australia. Murrinhpatha is characterised by prolific compounding, clitic clusters, cumulative inflection, irregular allomorphy and phonological assimilation. This book provides a comprehensive account of these phenomena, giving particular attention to questions of morphological constituency, lexical storage, and whether there is really such thing as a ‘word’ unit.

Morphology

Morphology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0748656286
Author: Antonio Fࡲegas
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Morphology by Antonio Fࡲegas Book Resume:

Tackling theoretical approaches including Construction Grammar and the Minimalist Program, this volume focuses on processes and phenomena. Each chapter covers the main concepts through example data, before discussing the pros and cons of the approach. Topics covered include: units, inflection, derivation, compounding, the Lexical Integrity Hypothesis and the interfaces of morphology with phonology and semantics. Taking your understanding of the form and meaning of words to the next level, this book is ideal for linguistics students interested in learning more about morphology.Key Features* Discusses variety of theories* Exercises and further reading in each chapter

Yearbook of Morphology 1991

Yearbook of Morphology 1991 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9401125163
Author: G.E. Booij,Jaap van Marle
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Yearbook of Morphology 1991 by G.E. Booij,Jaap van Marle Book Resume:

MARK ARONOFF The articles included in this section represent recent research on morpholog ical classes which has been independently performed by a number of investi gators. This work was presented at a symposium that was organized as part of the 1990-1991 annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in Chicago in January 1991. Our aim in presenting this work is twofold: on the one hand, we would like to encourage others interested in morphology to pursue the types of research that we present. This is especially important in the study of morphological classes, which, while they are widespread among the languages of the world, are also highly diverse and often quite complex. On the other hand, we hope to convince researchers in adjacent areas to provide a place for autonomous morphology in their general picture of the workings of language and to pay closer attention to the intricacies of the interactionbetweenmorphologyand theseareas.

Lexeme-Morpheme Base Morphology

Lexeme-Morpheme Base Morphology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0791496066
Author: Robert Beard
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Lexeme-Morpheme Base Morphology by Robert Beard Book Resume:

This is the first complete theory of the morphology of language, a compendium of information on morphological categories and operations.

Patterns and Processes in the History of Life

Patterns and Processes in the History of Life [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3642708315
Author: D.M. Raup,D. Jablonski
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Patterns and Processes in the History of Life by D.M. Raup,D. Jablonski Book Resume:

Hypothesis testing is not a straightforward matter in the fossil record and here, too interactions with biology can be extremely profitable. Quite simply, predictions regarding long-term consequences of processes observed in liv ing organisms can be tested directly using paleontological data if those liv ing organisms have an adequate fossil record, thus avoiding the pitfalls of extrapolative approaches. We hope to see a burgeoning of this interactive effort in the coming years. Framing and testing of hypotheses in paleon tological subjects inevitably raises the problem of inferring process from pattern, and the consideration and elimination of a broad range of rival hy is an essential procedure here. In a historical science such as potheses paleontology, the problem often arises that the events that are of most in terest are unique in the history of life. For example, replication of the metazoan radiation at the beginning of the Cambrian is not feasible. How ever, decomposition of such problems into component hypotheses may at least in part alleviate this difficulty. For example, hypotheses built upon the role of species packing might be tested by comparing evolutionary dy namics (both morphological and taxonomic) during another global diversi fication, such as the biotic rebound from the end-Permian extinction, which removed perhaps 95% of the marine species (see Valentine, this volume). The subject of extinction, and mass extinction in particular, has become important in both paleobiology and biology.

The Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory

The Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 019164630X
Author: Jenny Audring,Francesca Masini
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The Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory by Jenny Audring,Francesca Masini Book Resume:

This volume is the first handbook devoted entirely to the multitude of frameworks adopted in the field of morphology, including Minimalism, Optimality Theory, Network Morphology, Cognitive Grammar, and Canonical Typology. Following an introduction from the editors, the first part of the volume offers critical discussions of the main theoretical issues within morphology, both in word formation and in inflection, as well as providing a short history of morphological theory. In the core part of the handbook, part II, each theory is introduced by an expert in the field, who guides the reader through its principles and technicalities, its advantages and disadvantages, and its points of agreement and disagreement with alternative theories. Chapters in part III explore the bigger picture, connecting morphological theory to other subdisciplines of linguistics, such as diachronic change, language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and sign language theory. The handbook is intended as a guide for morphologists from all theoretical backgrounds who want to learn more about frameworks other than their own, as well as for linguists in related subfields looking for theoretical connections with the field of morphology.

The Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory

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The Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory by Jenny Audring,Francesca Masini Book Resume:

This volume is the first handbook devoted entirely to the multitude of frameworks adopted in the field of morphology, including Minimalism, Optimality Theory, Network Morphology, Cognitive Grammar, and Canonical Typology. Following an introduction from the editors, the first part of the volume offers critical discussions of the main theoretical issues within morphology, both in word formation and in inflection, as well as providing a short history of morphological theory. In the core part of the handbook, part II, each theory is introduced by an expert in the field, who guides the reader through its principles and technicalities, its advantages and disadvantages, and its points of agreement and disagreement with alternative theories. Chapters in part III explore the bigger picture, connecting morphological theory to other subdisciplines of linguistics, such as diachronic change, language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and sign language theory. The handbook is intended as a guide for morphologists from all theoretical backgrounds who want to learn more about frameworks other than their own, as well as for linguists in related subfields looking for theoretical connections with the field of morphology.

Morphology and Meaning

Morphology and Meaning [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9027270937
Author: Franz Rainer,Francesco Gardani,Hans Christian Luschützky,Wolfgang U. Dressler
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Morphology and Meaning by Franz Rainer,Francesco Gardani,Hans Christian Luschützky,Wolfgang U. Dressler Book Resume:

The problem of form and meaning in morphology has produced an impressive amount of scholarly work over the last hundred years. Nevertheless, many issues continue to be in need of clarification. The present volume assembles 18 selected papers from the 15th International Morphology Meeting (Vienna, 9–12 February 2012) relating to this vast field of research. The introduction provides a detailed overview of the state of the art in the field. It is followed by three articles derived from the plenaries that are dedicated to fundamental issues such as the relationship between morphological meaning and concepts, between word formation and meaning change, as well as indirect coding. The section papers tackle a wide array of issues, including affixal polysemy, pathways of grammaticalization, the processing of compounds, mismatches between form and meaning, synonymy avoidance, or the semantics of specific patterns of noun incorporation, compounding, reduplication and mimetic verbs.

Dutch Contributions to the Twelfth International Congress of Slavists, Cracow, August 26-September 3, 1998, Linguistics

Dutch Contributions to the Twelfth International Congress of Slavists, Cracow, August 26-September 3, 1998, Linguistics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9789042007024
Author: A. A. Barentsen
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Dutch Contributions to the Twelfth International Congress of Slavists, Cracow, August 26-September 3, 1998, Linguistics by A. A. Barentsen Book Resume:

From the contents: L'aspect du verbe et la genese de la nomenclature grammaticale russe (Andries Breunis). - Die phonologische Entwicklung des Schleifer Dialekts im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (Helene Brijnen). - The language of Russkaja Pravda in the Novgorod Kormcaja of 1282 (Claire Gelderman). - The use of the long and short adjectival forms in contemporary standard Russian (B.M. Groen).

Applying Linguistics in the Classroom

Applying Linguistics in the Classroom [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1136212043
Author: Aria Razfar,Joseph C. Rumenapp
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Applying Linguistics in the Classroom by Aria Razfar,Joseph C. Rumenapp Book Resume:

Making linguistics accessible and relevant to all teachers, this text looks at language issues in the classroom through an applied sociocultural perspective focused on how language functions in society and in schools—how it is used, for what purposes, and how teachers can understand their students’ language practices. While touching on the key structural aspects of language (phonetics, phonology, morphology, and syntax), it does not simply give an overview, but rather provides a way to study and talk about language. Each chapter includes practical steps and suggests tools for applying different kinds of linguistic knowledge in classrooms. The activities and exercises are adaptable to elementary or high school settings. Many examples focus on the intersection of math, science, and language. Teacher case studies show how real teachers have used these concepts to inform teaching practices. Given the increasing use of multimedia resources in today’s schools, multiple mediums are integrated to engage educators in learning about language. The Companion Website provides a multitude of relevant resources that illustrate the diversity of language functions and debates about language in society.

Handbook of Computer Vision Algorithms in Image Algebra

Handbook of Computer Vision Algorithms in Image Algebra [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1420042386
Author: Joseph N. Wilson,Gerhard X. Ritter
Publisher: CRC Press
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Handbook of Computer Vision Algorithms in Image Algebra by Joseph N. Wilson,Gerhard X. Ritter Book Resume:

Image algebra is a comprehensive, unifying theory of image transformations, image analysis, and image understanding. In 1996, the bestselling first edition of the Handbook of Computer Vision Algorithms in Image Algebra introduced engineers, scientists, and students to this powerful tool, its basic concepts, and its use in the concise representation of computer vision algorithms. Updated to reflect recent developments and advances, the second edition continues to provide an outstanding introduction to image algebra. It describes more than 80 fundamental computer vision techniques and introduces the portable iaC++ library, which supports image algebra programming in the C++ language. Revisions to the first edition include a new chapter on geometric manipulation and spatial transformation, several additional algorithms, and the addition of exercises to each chapter. The authors-both instrumental in the groundbreaking development of image algebra-introduce each technique with a brief discussion of its purpose and methodology, then provide its precise mathematical formulation. In addition to furnishing the simple yet powerful utility of image algebra, the Handbook of Computer Vision Algorithms in Image Algebra supplies the core of knowledge all computer vision practitioners need. It offers a more practical, less esoteric presentation than those found in research publications that will soon earn it a prime location on your reference shelf.

An Introduction to Linguistic Typology

An Introduction to Linguistic Typology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9027273502
Author: Viveka Velupillai
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An Introduction to Linguistic Typology by Viveka Velupillai Book Resume:

This clear and accessible introduction to linguistic typology covers all linguistic domains from phonology and morphology over parts-of-speech, the NP and the VP, to simple and complex clauses, pragmatics and language change. There is also a discussion on methodological issues in typology. This textbook is the first introduction that consistently applies the findings of the World Atlas of Language Structures, systematically includes pidgin and creole languages and devotes a section to sign languages in each chapter. All chapters contain numerous illustrative examples and specific feature maps. Keywords and exercises help review the main topics of each chapter. Appendices provide macro data for all the languages cited in the book as well as a list of web sites of typological interest. An extensive glossary gives at-a-glance definitions of the terms used in the book. This introduction is designed for students of courses with a focus on language diversity and typology, as well as typologically-oriented courses in morphology and syntax. The book will also serve as a guide for field linguists.