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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin

Query Details

Query Subject:   Book search
Author:   Johanna Rubba
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Computational Linguistics

Query:   After searching the Linguist archives, I see that this is a query that
has come up a number of times before, although only one answer (over 2
years ago) was ever posted, so I will ask again (and I *will* post a

Does anyone know of usefully-trainable OCR software for the Mac? By
this I mean software that can be trained to recognize (and remember) a
sufficient number of non-standard characters to be of use to a
linguist scanning texts written in an IPA-based orthography.

Thanks in advance.

David Beck
Dept. of Linguistics
University of Toronto
LL Issue: 8.1081
Date posted: 23-Jul-1997


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