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Giuseppe SAMO

Giuseppe Samo

Collaborateur Scientifique

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Samo, G. (2019) A Criterial Approach to the Cartography of V2, John Benjamins Publishing, ISBN 9789027204486. 


Samo, G. & Merlo, P. (to appear) "Distributed computational models of intervention effects: a study on cleft structures in French", in 'Trends in Linguistics (ed. by Adam Ledgeway and Caterina Bonan).  

Samo, G., Bonan, C., Si, F. (2022) Health-related content in transformer-based deep neural network language models: exploring cross-linguistic syntactic bias, Proceedings of ICIMTH2022, IOS press.

Boogers, N., Badan, L., Samo, G., Fiorin G., (2022) The linear structure of narrative figures in the Saint Francis Cycle: A linguistic analysis" Social semiotics.

Samo, G., & Si, F. (2022). Optionality of 的 De in Chinese Possessive Structures: A Quantitative Study. Quaderni Di Linguistica E Studi Orientali2022, 37-53.

Samo, G., Ursini F-A., Caracciolo G., (to appear) Quantifying formulaic syntax: a quantitative and computational study on temporal complements in Latin subject relatives extracted from the Epigraphic collection of the Catacombs in Chiusi, Annali di Linguistica AION.

Samo, G. Caracciolo G. (2022) Encoding inscriptions as sets of lexical features> A case study on the Epigraphic collection of the Catacombs in Chiusi, Res Antiquae 19, 1-18.

Ursini, F-A. & Samo, G. (2022) "The Interpretation of Urbanonyms in Discourse Reconciling theoretical accounts with experimental results", Poznan Studies in Contemporary Linguistics 58(2), 263-288.

Merlo, P. Samo, G. (2022) "Exploring T3 Languages with quantitative computational syntax", Theoretical Linguistics, n. 48.

Samo, G. (2022) Criterial V2: ModP as a locus of microvariation in Swiss Romansh varieties, Probus

Rizzi, L. Samo, G. (2022) Introduction: On the role of Romance in cartographic studies, Probus.

Samo, G., & Canuti M. (2022) Note su infiniti flessi in chianino: un approccio cartografico, Annali di Ca' Foscari. Serie occidentale (56), 1-18. 

Samo, G., Zhao, Y., M. T. Guasti, Utunen, H., Stucke, O., Gamhewage, G. (2022). Could linguisticcomplexity be automatically evaluated? A multilingual study on WHO's Emergency Learning Platform,Informatics and Technology in Clinical Care and Public HealthJ. Mantas et al. (Eds.), IOS Press, 196-199. 

Samo, G. & Merlo, P., (2021) "Intervention effects in clefts: a study in quantitative computational syntax", Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 6(1). doi: 

Francesco-Alessio Ursini & Giuseppe Samo (2021) Names for urban places and conceptual taxonomies: the view from Italian, Spatial Cognition & Computation, DOI: 10.1080/13875868.2021.1954186

Samo, G. (2021). N-merge systems in adult and child grammars: a quantitative study on external arguments. Quaderni Di Linguistica E Studi Orientali, 7, 103-130.

Samo, G., Canuti, M. (2021) "Uncovering the Left Periphery of Etruscan: some theoretical insights", in Si Fuzhen and L. Rizzi, Current Issues in Syntactic Cartography: A crosslinguistic perspective, John Benjamins Publishing.

Zhao Y, Samo G, Utunen H, Stucke O, Gamhewage G. (2021) Evaluating Complexity of Digital Learning in a Multilingual Context: A Cross-Linguistic Study on WHO's Emergency Learning Platform. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2021 May 27;281:516-517. doi: 10.3233/SHTI210222

Samo, G, Zhao Y., Gamhewage G., (2020) Syntactic Complexity of Learning Content in Italian for COVID-19 Frontline Responders: A Study on WHO's Emergency Learning Platform, Verbum, 2020, vol. 11, DOI:, E-ISSN 2538-8746 

Samo, G. (2019) Cartography and Locality in German: a quantitative study with Dependency structures , Rivista di Grammatica Generativa/Research in Generative Grammar, 5, 1-26, ISSN 2531-5935. 

Samo, G. (2019), Cartography and Microparametric variation: Criterial V2 in Swiss Romansh varieties, Revista Linguí∫tica, v.15.3, ISSN 2238-975X / 1808-835X, 141 -160.

Samo, G., Merlo P. (2019) Intervention effects in object relatives in English and Italian: a study in quantitative computational syntax, Proceedings of Quasy, Association for Computational Linguistics, 46 - 56.

Samo G. (2018), A Criterial approach to the Cartography of V2, PhD dissertation, University of Geneva.

Samo, G. (2018) Towards a Criterial V2: Some Notes on Subject-initial Clauses, Generative Grammar in Geneva. 2018, vol. 11, 1 - 20. 

Jivanyan H. & Samo G. (2017) Parce-que in the Syntax-Semantics-Pragmatics Interface, GG@G, vol. 10, University of Geneva. doi:10.13097/1tk2-7fja 



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