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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Semantic Processing

Kathleen Ahrens.

in The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Linguistics

April 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Families. 4565 words.

This chapter provides an overview of psycholinguistic research on semantic processing in Chinese. In terms of word-level processing, research has demonstrated that nouns with more meanings...

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Modern Lexicography

Tim Buckwalter and Dilworth B. Parkinson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Arabic Linguistics

September 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Lexicography; Language Families. 9957 words.

This article is a critical survey of contemporary Arabic lexicography, covering a period beginning roughly with the first edition of the Hans Wehr dictionary and extending to present-day...

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Linguistics

Edited by Mark Aronoff.

P ublished online October 2011 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Aphasia

Susan Edwards and Christos Salis.

in Linguistics

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 10977 words.

Aphasia is a language disorder acquired subsequent to brain damage that affects production and understanding of spoken and written language in varying degrees and patterns associated with...

Aphasia

Susan Edwards and Christos Salis.

in Linguistics

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 10977 words.

Aphasia is a language disorder acquired subsequent to brain damage that affects production and understanding of spoken and written language in varying degrees and patterns associated with...

Ferdinand de Saussure

John E. Joseph.

in Linguistics

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 5977 words.

Ferdinand de Saussure (b. 1857–d. 1913) is acknowledged as the founder of modern linguistics and semiology, and as having laid the groundwork for structuralism and post-structuralism. Born...

Tucanoan Languages

Kristine Stenzel.

in Linguistics

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 9607 words.

Tucanoan languages are spoken in northwestern Amazonia, in regions of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, the family being composed of two main branches. Orejón (earlier known as Coto and...

Ferdinand de Saussure

John E. Joseph.

in Linguistics

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 5977 words.

Ferdinand de Saussure (b. 1857–d. 1913) is acknowledged as the founder of modern linguistics and semiology, and as having laid the groundwork for structuralism and post-structuralism. Born...

African Studies

Edited by Thomas Spear.

P ublished online October 2012 .

Research Guide. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Arab Spring

Marion W. Dixon.

in African Studies

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 11548 words.

The term “Arab Spring” refers to the wave of protests that swept across the Arab world beginning in December 2010 and lasting roughly through the spring of 2011. These events are referred...

J. M. Coetzee

Sue Kossew.

in African Studies

P ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 24807 words.

John Maxwell Coetzee, born in Cape Town on 9 February 1940, has become one of the world’s most celebrated novelists; one of only two South African writers (with Nadine Gordimer) to win the...