What We Are Talking about and What We Are Saying about It

  • Eva Hajičová
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4919)


In view of the relationships between theoretical, computational and corpus linguistics, their mutual contributions are discussed and illustrated on the issue of the aspect of language related to the information structure of the sentence, distinguishing ”what we are talking about” and ”what we are saying about it”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eva Hajičová
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  1. 1.Institute of Formal and Applied LinguisticsCharles UniversityPragueCzech Republic

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