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Authors and publishers who wish their publications to be considered for review in Computational Linguistics should send a copy to the Book Review Editor, Graeme Hirst, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada M5S 3G4. All books received that are relevant to computational linguistics and natural language processing will be listed, but not all can be reviewed. Technical reports (other than dissertations) and conference and workshop proceedings (other than those distributed by a major publisher) will not be listed or reviewed. Authors should be aware that some publishers will not send books for review even when instructed to do so; authors wishing to enquire as to whether their book has been received for review may contact the book review editor.

English Corpus Linguistics: Variation in Time, Space, and Genre [Selected papers from ICAME 32, 2011]

Gisle Andersen and Kristin Bach (editors) (University of Oslo and NHH Norwegian School of Economics)

Amsterdam: Rodopi (Language and computers: Studies in practical linguistics, volume 77), 2013, vi+257pp; hardbound, ISBN 978-90-420-3679-6, €55.00; e-book, ISBN 978-94-012-0940-3, €50.00; both formats together, €61.00

Lambda Calculus with Types

Henk Barendregt*, Wil Dekkers*, and Richard Statman

(*Radboud University and Carnegie Mellon University)

Cambridge University Press and Association for Symbolic Logic (Perspectives in Logic series, edited by Thomas Scanlon), 2013, xxii+833 pp; hardbound, ISBN 978-0-521-76614-2, $91.95

Linguistic Fundamentals for Natural Language Processing: 100 Essentials from Morphology and Syntax

Emily M. Bender

University of Washington

Morgan & Claypool (Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies, edited by Graeme Hirst, volume 20), 2013, xvii+166 pp; paperbound, ISBN 978-1-62705-011-1, $40.00; ebook, ISBN 978-1-62705-012-9, $30.00 or by subscription

Computing Meaning, volume 4

Harry Bunt*, Johan Bos, Stephen Pulman (editors)

(*Tilburg University, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, and Oxford University) Springer (Text, speech and language technology series, edited by Nancy Ide, volume 46), 2014, viii+260 pp; hardbound, ISBN 978-94-007-7283-0, 129.00; e-book, ISBN 978-94-007-7284-7, 99.00

Recognizing Textual Entailment: Models and Applications

Ido Dagan*, Dan Roth, Mark Sammons and Fabio Zanzotto

*Bar-Ilan University, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”

Morgan & Claypool (Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies, edited by Graeme Hirst, volume 23), 2013, xx+200 pp; paperbound, ISBN 978-1-59829-834-5, $40.00; ebook, ISBN 978-1-59829-835-2, $30.00 or by subscription

Lexical Analysis: Norms and Exploitations

Patrick Hanks

(University of Wolverhampton)

Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2013, xv+462 pp; hardbound, ISBN 978-0-262-01857-9, $60.00, £41.95

*Quantum Physics and Linguistics

Chris Heunen, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, and Edward Grefenstette (editors)

(University of Oxford)

Oxford University Press, 2013, xx+409 pp.; hardbound, ISBN 978-0-19-964629-6, £45.00

Essentials of Cognitive Grammar

Ronald W. Langacker

(University of California, San Diego)

Oxford University Press, 2013, viii+269 pp; paperbound, ISBN 978-0-19-993735-6, $24.95 [A reprint of parts I and II of Langacker's Cognitive Grammar (2008).]

Computational Modeling of Narrative

Inderjeet Mani

Children's Organization of Southeast Asia

Morgan & Claypool (Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies, edited by Graeme Hirst, volume 18), 2013, xvii+124 pp; paperbound, ISBN 978-1-60845-981-0, $40.00; ebook, ISBN 978-1-60845-982-7, $30.00 or by subscription

Semantic Relations Between Nominals

Vivi Nastase1, Preslav Nakov2, Diarmuid Ó Séaghdha3, and Stan Szpakowicz4

1FBK, Trento; 2QCRI, Qatar Foundation; 3University of Cambridge; 4University of Ottawa

Morgan & Claypool (Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies, edited by Graeme Hirst, volume 19), 2013, xvii+124 pp; paperbound, ISBN 978-1-60845-979-7, $40.00; ebook, ISBN 978-1-60845-980-3, $30.00 or by subscription

A Computational Introduction to Linguistics: Describing Language in Plain PROLOG

Almerindo E. Ojeda

[University of California, Davis]

Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications (CSLI Lecture Notes number 206), xv+435 pp; hardbound, ISBN 978-1-57586-657-4, $70.00; paperbound, ISBN 978-1-57586-659-8, $30.00; e-book, ISBN 978-1-57586-660-4, no price listed

Learnability and Cognition: The acquisition of argument structure (new edition)

Steven Pinker

[Harvard University]

Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2013 (first edition published 1989), xx+488 pp; paperbound, ISBN 978-0-262-51840-6, $35.00

Web Corpus Construction

Roland Schäfer and Felix Bildhauer

Freie Universität Berlin

Morgan & Claypool (Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies, edited by Graeme Hirst, volume 22), 2013, xv+129 pp; paperbound, ISBN 978-1-60845-983-4, $40.00; ebook, ISBN 978-1-60845-984-1, $30.00 or by subscription