Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Ronnie Cann

(Former employee or visitor)

  1. Action-based grammar

    Kempson, R., Cann, R., Gregoromichelaki, E. & Chatzikyriakidis, S., 9 Jun 2017, In : Theoretical Linguistics. 43, 1-2, p. 141-167 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Constructional Polysemy: the applicative construction in chiShona

    Cann, R. & Mabugu, P., 2007, The Cognitive Basis of Polysemy . Rakova, M., Petho, G. & Rakosi, C. (eds.). Peter Lang Publishing Group, p. 221-245 (Metalinguistica; vol. 19).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  3. Context and Well-Formedness: The Dynamics of Ellipsis

    Cann, R., Kempson, R. & Purver, M., 2007, In : Research on Language and Computation. 5, p. 333-358 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Context and compositionality: the challenge of conversational dialogue

    Kempson, R., Gregoromichelaki, E. & Cann, R., 2012, Philosophical and Formal Approaches to Longuistic Analysid. Stalmaszczyk, P. (ed.). Ontos Verlag, p. 215-240 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  5. Data at the grammar-pragmatics interface: the case of resumptive pronouns in English

    Cann, R., Kaplan, T. & Kempson, R., 2005, In : Lingua. 115, 11, p. 1551 - 1577

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Differential case-marking: Syntactic descriptions and pragmatic explanations

    Cann, R. & Miljan, M., 26 Jan 2012, In : The Linguistic Review. 29, 4, p. 585-605 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Dynamic Syntax and dialogue modelling: preliminaries for a dialogue-driven account of syntactic change

    Kempson, R. & Cann, R., 2007, Historical Linguistics 2005. Salmons, J. C. & Dubenion-Smith, S. (eds.). John Benjamins, p. 73-100 (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory; vol. 284).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  8. Ellipsis

    Kempson, R., Cann, R., Eshgi, A., Gregoromichelaki, E. & Purver, M., 21 Aug 2015, Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory. Lappin, S. & Fox, C. (eds.). 2nd ed. Wiley, p. 114-140 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  9. Formal semantics: an introduction

    Cann, R., 1993, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 344 p. (Cambridge textbooks in linguistics)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  10. Functional versus lexical: a cognitive dichotomy

    Cann, R., 2000, The Nature and Function of Syntactic categories: Syntax and Semantics 26. Academic Press, p. 37-78

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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