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  • Bogal-Allbritten, Elizabeth (2009)
    The relational analysis of gradable predicates and degree constructions posits that all gradable predicates are of type <d,et> and that degree morphology introduces the ordering between topic and standard of comparison. ...
  • Swift, Nemo A. (2011)
    Most Korean dialects are non-tonal, and one way of knowing that is that is to ask, say, a woman from Incheon about the tones of the word !" saram "person." She will not have any notion of them. However, her tonal ...
  • Dulin, Isaac (2016)
    The ability to map a previously unseen environment is often considered a prerequisite for any truly autonomous robot. Since sensors and motors are often imprecise, it is necessary to find a way to identify and correct error ...
  • Talian, Emmy (2015)
    This thesis examines the how and why of use of graphic texts in the teaching practice of six secondary English teachers. Through a semi-structured interview study, I investigated how they discussed their use of graphic ...
  • Ratzan, Jill (2000)
    The quotation above proposes a line of inquiry which, although it may be a challenge, may also offer tremendous rewards for the field of pragmatics and discourse analysis *. In this paper, I will take Pratt up on her ...
  • Grounded 
    Threlkeld, Elizabeth; Engebretson, Jess (Swarthmore College, 2009-04-10)
    This week on War News Radio, we hear about the challenges facing the Iraqi Air Force. Jess Engebretson and Elizabeth Threlkeld report. Read the transcript here. Then, we talk with journalist Helena Malikyar about ongoing ...
  • Murray, Bridget (2017)
    In historical linguistics, deep genealogies postulating far-flung"macro-families11 have been at once fascinating, thought-provoking, and highly controversial because they reach beyond the limits of standard reconstruction ...
  • Holm, Peter; Shechtman, Anna (Swarthmore College, 2009-01-16)
    This week on War News Radio, we take a closer look at what it means to be young in Iraq and Afghanistan today. First, we learn about Scholastic International’s initiative to deliver American children’s books to Iraqi ...
  • Batten, Caroline; Aizupitis, Klara (Swarthmore College, 2011-04-29)
    First, we explore the story of a shepherd held in Guantanamo Bay, discovered through a leaked classified document. Then, we learn about the history of oriental rugs in Afghanistan. Finally, we hear about the Obama ...
  • Rehrig, Sophie (2017)
    Diphone speech synthesis is the process of creating an artificial voice capable of converting text input to vocalized speech by means of concatenating diphones. While compared to unit selection. the most popular modem ...
  • Half Mast 
    Engebretson, Jess; Threlkeld, Elizabeth (Swarthmore College, 2009-05-29)
    This week on War News Radio, we mark this year’s Memorial Day with some of our favorite pieces about the men and women who serve in the U.S. military. First, we head to Philadelphia for the unveiling of a new memorial ...
  • Skatun, Therese Katharina (2006)
    This paper locates the analysis of ONLINE SPEECH COMMUNITIES in the wider context of speech communities and COMPUTER MEDIATED COMMUNICATION (CMC), supplementing the rather scarce analysis of online speech communities. ...
  • Yang, Rachel; Ono, Haruka; Merold, Sabrina; Weber, Anna (Swarthmore College, 2016-01-25)
    This week on War News Radio, Headlines: Explained. Reporters Haruka Ono, Anna Weber, and Sabrina Merold explain three headlines you may have seen in the news recently. They cover Taiwan's recent election, the Iran prisoner ...
  • Tjing, Leslie (2015)
    Language, as a strategic policy-planning tool, can be meticulously controlled to frame policy decisions and condition policy interpretation. This thesis analyzes Federal Reserve policy rhetoric to understand how the ...
  • Ho, Calvin (2011)
    A rapid linguistic shift is happening in the Chinese community in Argentina, one of the newest immigrant groups in the country. Second- and third-generation Chinese-Argentines are quickly abandoning their home language ...
  • Doraiswamy, Karuna (2014)
    This thesis explores second generation South Asian Americans' relationships with their heritage languages; specifically, the ways in which these relationships might challenge current convention regarding the categorization ...
  • Fung, Jerome (2006)
    The Swarthmore Spheromak Experiment (SSX) studies magnetic reconnect ion by merging co- and counterhelicity spheromaks. Typical plasma parameters include electron density ne rv 1015 cm-3 , temperature Ti + Te rv 30 eV, ...

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