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  1. Formal Semantics: An Introduction.Ronnie Cann - 1993 - Cambridge University Press.
    This accessible introduction to formal, and especially Montague, semantics within a linguistic framework, presupposes no previous background in logic, but takes students step-by-step from simple predicate/argument structures and their interpretation to Montague's intentional logic.
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    Incrementality and Intention-Recognition in Utterance Processing.Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Ruth Kempson, Matthew Purver, Gregory Mills, Ronnie Cann, Wilfried Meyer-Viol & Patrick G. T. Healey - 2011 - Dialogue and Discourse 2 (1):199-232.
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    What Do Words Do for Us?Ronnie Cann & Ruth Kempson - 2017 - Dialectica 71 (3):425-460.
    In this paper we adopt the hypothesis that languages are mechanisms for interaction, and that grammars encode the means by which such interaction may take place, by use of procedures that construct representations of meaning from strings of words uttered in context, and conversely strings of words are built up from representations of content in interaction with context. In a review of the systemic use of ellipsis in dialogue and associated split-utterance phenomena, we show how, in Dynamic Syntax, words give (...)
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  4. On Left and Right Dislocation: A Dynamic Perspective.Ruth Kempson, Ronnie Cann & Masayuki Otsuka - unknown
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    Semantics: An Introduction to Meaning in Language.Ronnie Cann, Ruth Kempson & Eleni Gregoromichelaki - 2009 - Cambridge University Press.
    The study of meaning in language has developed dramatically over the last fifty years. Semantics is distinctive as it not only presents a general introduction to the topic, including the most recent developments, but it also provides a unique perspective for addressing current issues. It opens by introducing readers to the study of logic as the background against which developments have taken place. This demonstrates the link between semantics and the study of reasoning and how this view can provide new (...)
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  6. Sense Relations.Ronnie Cann - 2011 - In Claudia Maienborn, Klaus von Heusinger & Paul Portner (eds.), Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning. De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 1--456.
     
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    Context and Compositionality: The Challenge of Conversational Dialogue.Ruth Kempson, Eleni Gregoromichelaki & Ronnie Cann - 2012 - In Piotr Stalmaszcyzk (ed.), Philosophical and Formal Approaches to Linguistic Analysis. Ontos Verlag. pp. 215.
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  8. Dynamic Syntax and Dialogue Modelling: Preliminaries for a Dialogue-Driven Account of Syntactic Change.Ruth Kempson & Ronnie Cann - unknown
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    Mechanisms for Interaction: Syntax as Procedures for Online Interactive Meaning Building.Ruth Kempson, Stergios Chatzikyriakidis & Ronnie Cann - 2016 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39.
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  10. On What Goes Left and What Goes Right.Ruth Kempson, Ronnie Cann, Lutz Marten, Masayuki Otsuka & David Swinburne - unknown
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  11. Talking and Listening: Dialogue and the Grammar-Pragmatics Interface.Ruth Kempson, Ronnie Cann & Matthew Purver - unknown
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  12. Topic, Focus and the Structural Dynamics of Language.Ruth Kempson, Ronnie Cann & Jieun Kiaer - unknown
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  13. Hungarian 'Focus Position'and English It-Clefts: The Semantic Underspecification of 'Focus' Readings.Daniel Wedgwood, Gergely Petho & Ronnie Cann - forthcoming - Journal of Semantics.
     
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