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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 42 Citations 24,706 99 World Ranking 1953 National Ranking 12

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2017 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2007 - Member of Academia Europaea

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Linguistics
  • Syntax
  • Artificial intelligence

His primary scientific interests are in Linguistics, Subject, Syntax, Object and Verb. Luigi Rizzi performs multidisciplinary study in the fields of Linguistics and Philosophy of language via his papers. His work carried out in the field of Subject brings together such families of science as Comprehension and Relevance.

His studies deal with areas such as Sentence, Attraction, Word order and Inversion as well as Syntax. In most of his Verb studies, his work intersects topics such as Syntactic movement. His studies in Complementizer integrate themes in fields like Clitic, Functional morpheme, Small clause and Wh-movement.

His most cited work include:

  • The Fine Structure of the Left Periphery (2810 citations)
  • Issues in Italian Syntax (1031 citations)
  • Null objects in Italian and the theory of 'pro' (868 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Luigi Rizzi mainly investigates Linguistics, Artificial intelligence, Natural language processing, Syntax and Subject. His work in Language acquisition, Verb, Comprehension, Sentence and Grammar are all subfields of Linguistics research. Luigi Rizzi combines subjects such as Locality, Word order and Contrast with his study of Comprehension.

His Natural language processing study combines topics in areas such as Merge, Feature and Generative grammar. His Syntax research includes themes of Cognitive psychology and Lexicon. The concepts of his Subject study are interwoven with issues in Agreement, Object and Argument.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Linguistics (73.86%)
  • Artificial intelligence (24.18%)
  • Natural language processing (21.57%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2011-2021)?

  • Linguistics (73.86%)
  • Artificial intelligence (24.18%)
  • Natural language processing (21.57%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of study are Linguistics, Artificial intelligence, Natural language processing, Comprehension and Language acquisition. His work is connected to Syntax, Grammar, Locality, Subject and Syntax, as a part of Linguistics. His Comprehension research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Sentence, Object and Word order.

His Sentence research incorporates themes from Agreement, Plural and Verb. His Language acquisition research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Phrase structure rules, On Language, Creole language and Syntactic movement. His study in Syntactic movement is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both CHILDES, Complementizer, Production and Inversion.

Between 2011 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Early Null Subjects and Root Null Subjects (175 citations)
  • Does gender make a difference? Comparing the effect of gender on children's comprehension of relative clauses in Hebrew and Italian (77 citations)
  • Functional Categories and Syntactic Theory (33 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Linguistics
  • Syntax
  • Artificial intelligence

His primary areas of investigation include Linguistics, Natural language processing, Artificial intelligence, Comprehension and Syntax. His Linguistics study is mostly concerned with Locality, Generative grammar, Relational grammar, Lexical functional grammar and Syntax. His Natural language processing study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Semantics, Expression and Grammar.

Luigi Rizzi works on Artificial intelligence which deals in particular with Syntactic movement. Luigi Rizzi works mostly in the field of Comprehension, limiting it down to topics relating to Object and, in certain cases, Sentence, Subject, Agrammatism and Noun phrase. His research integrates issues of Head and Theoretical linguistics in his study of Syntax.

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Best Publications

The Fine Structure of the Left Periphery

Luigi Rizzi.
(1997)

7984 Citations

Issues in Italian Syntax

Luigi Rizzi.
(1982)

3510 Citations

Null objects in Italian and the theory of 'pro'

Luigi Rizzi.
Linguistic Inquiry (1986)

2474 Citations

Psych-verbs and Th-theory

Adriana Belletti;Luigi Rizzi.
Natural Language and Linguistic Theory (1988)

2436 Citations

Locality and Left Periphery

Luigi Rizzi.
(2004)

1258 Citations

On the Form of Chains: Criterial Positions and ECP Effects.

Luigi Rizzi.
(2006)

772 Citations

Some Notes on Linguistic Theory and Language Development: The Case of Root Infinitives

Luigi Rizzi.
Language Acquisition (1993)

769 Citations

The Cartography of Syntactic Structures

Guglielmo Cinque;Luigi Rizzi.
(2009)

747 Citations

Relativized relatives: Types of intervention in the acquisition of A-bar dependencies

Naama Friedmann;Adriana Belletti;Luigi Rizzi.
Lingua (2009)

581 Citations

Early Null Subjects and Root Null Subjects

Luigi Rizzi.
(2018)

561 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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