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I am an Associate Professor in Linguistics at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. I spend most of my time researching on Semantics, Discourse, Grammar, Computational Linguistics, and(Speech/Multimodal) Corpus Linguistics. Examples of topics I find especially interesting are:

  • The relationship between pragmatics, semantics and grammar of natural languages: How does the context influence our way of expressing ideas?
  • Computer mediated communication and the language of the new media. Are we actually speaking differently?
  • The formalization of grammars using current mathematical theories: Can we analyze natural languages with logical rules?
  • The grammar of orality: What do our writing and our speech have in common?

Dealing with these problems, my research brings together linguists, discourse analysis, technology studies, and computer science. I apply this interdisciplinary approach to the study of Computer-Mediated-Communication, and of what impact new ways of communication can have in our society.

I am a member of the Wor(l)ds Lab research group.

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