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Selected Papers from SinFonIJA 3

Editor(s): Sabina Halupka-Rešetar, Maja Marković, Tanja Milićev and Nataša Milićević

Book Description

The present volume is a selection of papers presented at the SinFoniJa 3 conference, held at the University of Novi Sad in October 2010. A wide range of linguistics-related topics were covered at this event, and the selection before you represents the variety and quality of research the editors wish to promote. It aims to uphold sound linguistic theorizing as the basis of natural language analysis and cutting-edge applied-linguistics concerns. Among the novel linguistic topics in the fields of syntax, phonology, semantics and natural language processing, the book includes (re)analyses of negative imperatives; constructions with multiple occurrences of the semantically interdependent indefinite expressions; future constructions; verbal categories; demonstrative reinforcers; word order and clitic doubling; control constituents; non-final information focus; clitic placement, named entity recognition; prosody prediction in speech synthesis; and covers data from various languages inlcuding English, Polish, Turkic, Bulgarian, Slovenian, Serbian and others. In addition, the research presented here shows why the assumptions regarding the interfaces of these domains, which we often take for granted, require solid empirical grounding.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-4080-4
ISBN-10: 1-4438-4080-7
Date of Publication: 01/10/2012
Pages / Size: 275 / A5
Price: £44.99
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Biography

Sabina Halupka-Rešetar is an Assistant Professor in the English Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, where she currently teaches undergraduate courses in minimalist syntax and information structure, as well as graduate courses in comparative syntax and the left periphery. She has participated in various linguistics conferences and has published over thirty papers at home and abroad.

Maja Marković is an Assistant Professor in the English Department, University of Novi Sad. She is the author of the book Contrastive Studies of English and Serbian Vowels: Between Universal and Specific and a co-editor of the Book of Selected Papers from the 1st International Conference ELALT 2011. She has participated in several national and international research projects on language, linguistics and natural language processing.

Tanja Milićev is a Lecturer in the English Department, University of Novi Sad, where she teaches English syntax, historical linguistics, and a research seminar in theoretical grammar. She has published her work as volume chapters (Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes), articles in refereed conference proceedings, and journal articles, and has presented at various international conferences.

Nataša Milićević is a Senior Lecturer in the field of English language and linguistics, in the English Department, University of Novi Sad. Her main research interest is theoretical syntax. She has published a number of papers in international journals on the syntax of negation, polarity items in Serbian, syntactic grafts, and verb-particle construction. She has participated in international and national projects involving an adequate syntactic description of various phenomena.