Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Ronnie Cann

(Former employee or visitor)

  1. 2009
  2. Periphery Effects and the Dynamics of Tree Growth

    Kempson, R., Kiaer, J. & Cann, R., 2009, Dislocated Elements in Discourse: Syntactic, Semantic, and Pragmatic Perspectives. Shaer, B., Cook, P., Frey, W. & Maienborn, C. (eds.). Routledge, p. 141-170 30 p. (Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  3. Semantics: an introduction to meaning in language

    Cann, R., Kempson, R. M. & Gregoromichelaki, E., 2009, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 292 p. (Cambridge textbooks in linguistics)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  4. 2008
  5. Production pressures, syntactic change and the emergence of clitic pronouns

    Cann, R. & Kempson, R., 4 Aug 2008, Language in Flux: Variation change and evolution. Cooper, R. & Kempson, R. (eds.). College Publications, p. 179-220 (Communication, Mind and Language).

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

  6. 2007
  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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)

  10. Towards a Dynamic Account of BE in English

    Cann, R., 2007, Existence: Semantics and Syntax. Comorovski, I., Heusinger, K., Matthewson, L., Sharvit, Y. & Zimmerman, T. E. (eds.). Springer Netherlands, Vol. 84. p. 13-48 36 p. (Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  11. 2006
  12. Monotonicity and Generalized Quantifiers

    Cann, R., 16 Mar 2006, Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics (Second Edition). Brown, K. (ed.). Second Edition ed. Oxford: Elsevier, p. 240 - 243

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  13. Grammars as Parsers: Meeting the Dialogue Challenge

    Purver, M., Cann, R. & Kempson, R., 2006, In : Research on Language and Computation. 4, 2-3, p. 289-326 38 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Semantic underspecification and the pragmatic interpretation of be

    Cann, R., 2006, Where Semantics meets Pragmatics. Von Heusinger, K. (ed.). Elsevier, p. 13-48 (Current Research in the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter