Linguistic Evolution Through Language Acquisition
Edited by Ted Briscoe
Normal Price: $65.95
Your Price: $59.36 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.59! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.97 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Linguistic Evolution Through Language Acquisition by Ted Briscoe
Book DescriptionThis is a study of how children acquire language and how this affects language change over generations. Written by an international team of experts, the volume proceeds from the basis that we can not only address the language faculty per se within the framework of evolutionary theory, but also the origins and subsequent development of languages themselves; languages evolve via cultural rather than biological transmission on a historical rather than genetic timescale. The book is distinctive in utilizing computational simulation and modelling to help ensure the theories constructed are complete and precise. Drawing on a wide range of examples, the book covers the why and how of specific syntactic universals; the nature of syntactic change; the language-learning mechanisms required to acquire an existing linguistic system accurately and to impose further structure on an emerging system; and the evolution of language(s) in relation to this learning mechanism.
Buy Linguistic Evolution Through Language Acquisition book by Ted Briscoe from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521078931
(228mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ted Briscoe
Inheritance, Defaults and the Lexicon, Paperback (November 2006)
This collection describes techniques of lexical representation within a unification-based framework.
Linguistic Evolution through Language Acquisition, Hardback (August 2002)» View all books by Ted Briscoe
A study of how children acquire language and how this affects language change over generations.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Linguistic Evolution Through Language Acquisition book by Ted Briscoe and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Ted Briscoe
Ted Briscoe is Lecturer in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. He has published around 50 research articles.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.