Yan Huang

List of John Benjamins publications for which Yan Huang plays a role.


Huang, Yan, Akira Murakami, Theodora Alexopoulou and Anna Korhonen 2021 Subcategorization frame identification for learner EnglishInternational Journal of Corpus Linguistics 26:2, pp. 187–218 | Article
As large-scale learner corpora become increasingly available, it is vital that natural language processing (NLP) technology is developed to provide rich linguistic annotations necessary for second language (L2) research. We present a system for automatically analyzing subcategorization frames… read more
In recent years, the concept of unarticulated constitutes has generated a fierce debate both in the philosophy of language and in linguistic semantics and pragmatics. By unarticulated constituent is meant a propositional (or conceptual) constituent of a sentence that is communicated by the… read more
Huang, Yan, Akira Murakami, Theodora Alexopoulou and Anna Korhonen 2018 Dependency parsing of learner EnglishInternational Journal of Corpus Linguistics 23:1, pp. 28–54 | Article
Current syntactic annotation of large-scale learner corpora mainly resorts to “standard parsers” trained on native language data. Understanding how these parsers perform on learner data is important for downstream research and application related to learner language. This study evaluates the… read more
Huang, Yan 2017 Chapter 4. Implicitness in the lexis: Lexical narrowing and neo-Gricean pragmaticsImplicitness: From lexis to discourse, Cap, Piotr and Marta Dynel (eds.), pp. 67–94 | Chapter
In this chapter, I present a neo-Gricean pragmatic analysis of lexical narrowing. By lexical narrowing is meant the phenomenon of implicitness whereby the use of a lexical item conveys a meaning that is more specific than the lexical expression’s lexically encoded meaning. Lexical narrowing can… read more
Oliver, Mary Beth, Arienne Ferchaud, Chun Yang, Yan Huang and Erica Bailey 2017 Chapter 12. Absorption and meaningfulness: Examining the relationship between eudaimonic media use and engagementNarrative Absorption, Hakemulder, Frank, Moniek M. Kuijpers, Ed S. Tan, Katalin Bálint and Miruna M. Doicaru (eds.), pp. 253–269 | Chapter
Recent scholarship has begun to theorize “eudaimonic” media gratifications – gratifications regarding meaningfulness, including thoughts about the human condition, human values, and questions of virtue. In this chapter, we examine the intersection of narrative absorption and eudaimonic… read more
Huang, Yan 2002 10. Logophoric marking in East Asian languagesReported Discourse: A meeting ground for different linguistic domains, Güldemann, Tom and Manfred von Roncador (eds.), pp. 211–224 | Chapter