Functions of Language

An Introduction to the Nature and Functions of Language, Second Edition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Oct. 5, 2014
An Introduction to the Nature and Functions of Language, Second Edition

An Introduction to the Nature and Functions of Language, Second Edition by Howard Jackson and Peter Stockwell
English | 2011 | ISBN: 144112151X , 1441143734 | 256 pages | PDF | 18 MB

A comprehensive guide to the nature of language and an introduction to linguistic analysis. This is a brand new edition of "An Introduction to the Nature and Functions of Language", the bestselling English Language textbook.
Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts)(Repost)

Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts) by John T Hamilton
English | 2008 | ISBN: 023114220X | 272 Pages | PDF | 2.23 MB
Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts)

Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts) by John T Hamilton
English | May 6, 2008 | ISBN: 023114220X | 272 Pages | PDF | 2.23 MB

In the romantic tradition, music is consistently associated with madness, either as cause or cure.

The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Evidence and Inference (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Oct. 18, 2017
The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Evidence and Inference (repost)

The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Evidence and Inference by Rudolf Botha and Martin Everaert
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199654840 | 384 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

Formal Models in the Study of Language  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Oct. 11, 2017
Formal Models in the Study of Language

Formal Models in the Study of Language: Applications in Interdisciplinary Contexts by Joanna Blochowiak, Cristina Grisot, Stephanie Durrleman, Christopher Laenzlinger
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319488317 | 475 Pages | PDF | 10.5 MB

This volume presents articles that focus on the application of formal models in the study of language in a variety of innovative ways, and is dedicated to Jacques Moeschler, professor at University of Geneva, to mark the occasion of his 60th birthday.
The Value of Foreign Language Learning: A Study on Linguistic Capital and the Economic Value of Language Skills

The Value of Foreign Language Learning: A Study on Linguistic Capital and the Economic Value of Language Skills By Tobias Schroedler
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 248 Pages | ISBN : 3658197358 | 6.38 MB

Based on a highly interdisciplinary theoretical framework, Tobias Schroedler provides a comprehensive picture of the value of language skills within the Irish economy. The author manages to present and merge theories from economics, business studies, sociology, and applied linguistics making this an innovative and valuable contribution to the growing field of research on the value of multilingualism and languages.
How mobile robots can self-organise a vocabulary (Computational Models of Language Evolution) (Volume 2)

How mobile robots can self-organise a vocabulary (Computational Models of Language Evolution) (Volume 2) by Paul Vogt
English | Dec. 11, 2015 | ISBN: 3946234011 | 286 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

One of the hardest problems in science is the symbol grounding problem, a question that has intrigued philosophers and linguists for more than a century. With the rise of artificial intelligence, the question has become very actual, especially within the field of robotics. The problem is that an agent, be it a robot or a human, perceives the world in analogue signals.
The evolution of case grammar (Computational Models of Language Evolution) (Volume 4)

The evolution of case grammar (Computational Models of Language Evolution) (Volume 4) by Remi van Trijp
English | June 10, 2016 | ISBN: 3944675851 | 254 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

There are few linguistic phenomena that have seduced linguists so skillfully as grammatical case has done. Ever since Panini(4th Century BCE), case has claimed a central role in linguistic theory and continues to do so today. However, despite centuries worth of research, case has yet to reveal its most important secrets.
Language Strategies for the domain of colour (Computational Models of Language Evolution) (Volume 3)

Language Strategies for the domain of colour (Computational Models of Language Evolution) (Volume 3) by Joris Bleys
English | Nov. 5, 2015 | ISBN: 3944675444 | 241 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

This book presents a major leap forward in the understanding of colour by showing how richer descriptions of colour samples can be operationalized in agent-based models. Four different language strategies are explored: the basic colour strategy, the graded membership strategy, the category combination strategy and the basic modification strategy.

Functions of a Complex Variable: Theory and Technique (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at Oct. 9, 2017
Functions of a Complex Variable: Theory and Technique (Repost)

George F. Carrier, Max Krook, Carl E. Pearson, "Functions of a Complex Variable: Theory and Technique"
2005 | pages: 453 | ISBN: 0898715954 | DJVU | 5,9 mb