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Name: Catherine  N.  Ball
Institution: Georgetown University
State and/or Country: DC
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Pragmatics
Specialty: Pragmatics, history of the English language
Subject Language(s): English, Old
Selected Publications: 'A diachronic study of relative markers in spoken and written English'. 1996. Language Variation and Change 8.2:227-258.
'Providing comprehensible input in a dead foreign language:
Two text-based strategies'. 1995. Proceedings of the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics, 1995.
'The origins of the informative-presupposition it-cleft'. 1994.
Journal of Pragmatics 22:603-628.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Computational Linguistics
Introduction to Natural Language Processing
Artificial Intelligence
Pragmatics
Introduction to Linguistics
Old English
History of the English Language
Corpus Linguistics
Perl Programming
Dissertation Director * of: The Semantics of Nominalizations: A study in decompositional semantics
(Inderjeet Mani, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: The Historical Development of the it-cleft

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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