Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues

Logic, Language and Meaning

18th Amsterdam Colloquium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 19-21, 2011, Revised Selected Papers

Editors: Aloni, M., Kimmelman, V., Roelofsen, F., Sassoon, G., Schulz, K., Westera, M. (Eds.)

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This book contains the revised papers presented at the 8th Amsterdam Colloquium 2011, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in December 2011. The 46 thoroughly refereed and revised contributions out of 137 submissions presented together with 2 invited talks are organized in five sections. The first section contains the invited contributions. The second, third and fourth sections incorporate submitted contributions to the three thematic workshops that were hosted by the Colloquium and addressed the following topics: inquisitiveness; formal semantics and pragmatics of sign languages, formal semantic evidence. The final section presents the submitted contributions to the general program.

Table of contents (48 chapters)

  • Formal Indices and Iconicity in ASL

    Schlenker, Philippe (et al.)

    Pages 1-11

  • Context Probabilism

    Yalcin, Seth

    Pages 12-21

  • Free Choice in Deontic Inquisitive Semantics (DIS)

    Aher, Martin

    Pages 22-31

  • Negative Inquisitiveness and Alternatives-Based Negation

    Cooper, Robin (et al.)

    Pages 32-41

  • Where Question, Conditionals and Topics Converge

    Onea, Edgar (et al.)

    Pages 42-51

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Logic, Language and Meaning
Book Subtitle
18th Amsterdam Colloquium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 19-21, 2011, Revised Selected Papers
Editors
  • Maria Aloni
  • Vadim Kimmelman
  • Floris Roelofsen
  • Galit Sassoon
  • Katrin Schulz
  • Matthijs Westera
Series Title
Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues
Series Volume
7218
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-31482-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-31482-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-31481-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 482
Number of Illustrations and Tables
62 b/w illustrations
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