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By Adele A. Abrahamsen (auth.), Carol Georgopoulos, Roberta Ishihara (eds.)

The thirty-two papers during this assortment are provided to Professor S.-Y. Kuroda by way of his associates, as a ge sture in their deep recognize and enduring affection. one of many some ways during which Professor Kuroda has inspired us all is within the breadth of his pursuits and parts of craftsmanship. he's a type of infrequent students whose paintings and pursuits span the full variety of his self-discipline. he's a determine of such highbrow stature that he has encouraged, motivated, and inspired researchers in an fabulous number of initiatives. He keeps to take action at an unslackened speed this day, simply as his personal productiveness is still energetic. yet point out of Yuki's proposal and impact is insufficient with out point out of his exact sense of humor, his mischievous wit, his appeal and as a pal, has additional a special heat. realizing Yuki, and counting him caliber to our lives. We who've contributed to this assortment have performed so in partial acknowledgement of, and gratitude for, this benign and masterful effect. The contributions to the gathering replicate the variety of Yuki's personal pursuits, and canopy a wealthy number of ways to the research of average language. those comprise papers in philosophy, psychology, laptop sciencel man made intelligence, and linguistics, and, inside linguistics, the whole breadth of the sphere: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and computation. notwithstanding varied of their issues, language components, and foci, the papers are certain through their authors' universal bond to Yuki.

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