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Semantics and communication.

Semantics and communication.

Proceedings of the 3d colloquium of the Institute for Communications Research and Phonetics, University of Bonn, February, 17th-19th, 1972.

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Published by North-Holland Pub. Co., American Elsevier Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semantics -- Congresses,
  • Communication -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Carl H. Heidrich.
    ContributionsHeidrich, Carl Heinz, ed., Bonn. Universität. Institut für Phonetik und Kommunikationsforschung.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325 .S38 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 367 p.
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5443173M
    ISBN 100444106340
    LC Control Number73093561


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