The Oxford handbook of reference / edited by Jeanette Gundel and Barbara Abbott. [electronic resource]

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
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This handbook presents an overview of the phenomenon of reference - the ability to refer to and pick out entities - which is an essential part of human language and cognition. Chapters offer a critical account of all aspects of reference, from the different types of referring expression to the processing of reference in the brain.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Introduction / Jeanette Gundel, Barbara Abbott
  • De re/de dicto / Ezra Keshet, Florian Schwarz
  • Negative Existentials / Lenny Clapp, Marga Reimer, Anne Spire
  • A Taxonomy of Uses of Demonstratives / Ryan B. Doran, Gregory Ward
  • Contextual Influences on Reference / Craige Roberts
  • Reference and Referring Expressions in First Language Acquisition / Anne Salazar Orvig
  • Reference Resolution: A Psycholinguistic Perspective / Elsi Kaiser, Emily Fedele
  • Accessibility and Reference Production: The Interplay between Linguistic and Non-linguistic Factors / Jorrig Vogels, Emiel Krahmer, Alfons Maes
  • What Can Neuroscience Tell Us About Reference? / Berit Brogaard
  • Processing Anaphoric Relations: An Electrophysiological Perspective / Christopher Barkley, Robert Kluender
  • Computational Generation of Referring Expressions: An Updated Survey / Emiel Krahmer, Kees van Deemter
  • Reference as a Speech Act / Peter Hanks
  • Computational Models of Referring: Complications of Information Sharing / Kees van Deemter
  • Reference in Robotics: A Givenness Hierarchy Theoretic Approach / Tom Williams, Matthias Scheutz
  • Referential Intentions / Michael O'Rourke
  • Joint Reference / Anne Bezuidenhout
  • Cognitive Status and the Form of Referring Expressions in Discourse / Jeanette Gundel, Nancy Hedberg, Ron Zacharski
  • Different Senses of 'Referential' / Nancy Hedberg, Jeanette Gundel, Kaja Borthen
  • Definiteness and Familiarity / Barbara Abbott
  • The Indefiniteness of Definiteness / Barbara Abbott
  • Indefiniteness and Specificity / Klaus Von Heusinger.
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  • 0-19-151097-1
  • 0-19-151096-3
  • 0-19-186907-4
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