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Professor Mark Steedman FBA

About this Fellow

Psycholinguistics and Cognitive Science Computational Linguistics



Current post

  • Professor of Cognitive Science, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer and Reader in Computational Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, 1983 - 1988
  • Associate and full Professor in Computer and Information Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 1988 - 1998
  • Professor of Cognitive Science, University of Edinburgh, 1998
  • Professor of Cognitive Science in the Division of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, 1998
  • , University of Warwick, 1983 - 1997


Taking Scope 2012

Surface structure and interpretation 1996

The syntactic process 2000

Information structure and syntax phonology interface Linguistic Inquiry 2000

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The human capacity for ostensive communication; its relation to linguistic competence and theory of mind; the semantics and pragmatics of word meaning; metaphorical and other non-literal uses of language