Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen (Prof.)

Title : Chair Professor and Head of Dept. of English
Section : Department of English
Room No. : AG401a
Tel No. : 2766 7537

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Email : egcmim@polyu.edu.hk
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Publications: recent (categorized below)

  • Burns, Anne, Mira Kim & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. in press. ¡§Doctoral work in translation studies as an interdisciplinary mutual learning process: how a translator, teacher educator, and linguistic typologist worked together.¡¨ The Interpreter and Translator Trainer.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2005. ¡§Lexicogrammar in Systemic Functional Linguistics: descriptive and theoretical developments in the ¡§IFG¡¨ tradition since the 1970s.¡¨ In Ruqaiya Hasan, Christian
  • M.I.M. Matthiessen & Jonathan Webster (eds.), Continuing discourse on language. Volume 2. London: Equinox. 765-858.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2005. ¡§The ¡§architecture¡¨ of language according to systemic functional theory: developments since the 1970.¡¨ In Ruqaiya Hasan, Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen & Jonathan Webster (eds.), Continuing discourse on language. Volume 2. London: Equinox. 505-561.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2006. ¡§The multimodal page: a systemic functional exploration.¡¨ In Wendy Bowcher & Terry Royce (eds.), New directions in multimodal discourse analysis. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. 1-62.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2008. ¡§English at Work ¡X Engineering English.¡¨ MS. Written version of keynote given at ICEG 5, ¡§Language Engineering and Information Technology¡¨, GNITS, Hyderabad, 6 January 2008.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. forthc. ¡§Multisemiotic and context-based register typology: registerial variation in the complementarity of semiotic systems.¡¨ In Eija Ventola & Jesˆys Moya Moya Guijarro (eds.), The world told and the world shown.
  • Slade, Diana, Hermine Scheeres, Marie Manidis, Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen, Rick Iedema, Maria Herke, Jeannette McGregor, Roger Dustan & Jane Stein-Parbury. in press. ¡§Emergency Communication: The discursive challenges facing emergency clinicians and patients in hospital emergency departments.¡¨ Discourse & Communication 2(3): 289-316.

Publications: by category

Systemic Functional Theory (including RST)

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1988. ¡§Representational Issues in Systemic Functional Grammar.¡¨ In James D. Benson & William S. Greaves (ed.), Systemic functional approaches to discourse: selected papers from the Twelfth International Systemic Workshop. Norwood, NJ.: Ablex. 136-175. Also as ISI/RS-87-179.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1991. ¡§Language on language: the grammar of semiosis.¡¨ Social Semiotics: a transdisciplinary journal in functional linguistics, semiotics and critical theory. Vol. 1.2.
    Martin, J.R. & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 1991. ¡§Systemic typology and topology.¡¨ In F. Christie (ed.), Literacy in Social Processes. Papers from the Inaugural Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference, held at Deakin University, January 1990. Centre for Studies of Language in Education, Northern Territory University, Darwin. 345¡V383.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. & J.R. Martin. 1991. ¡§A response to Huddleston¡¦s review of Halliday¡¦s Introduction to Functional Grammar.¡¨ In Occasional Papers in Systemic Linguistics, Vol. 5.
  • Mann, William C. & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 1991. ¡§Functions of language in two frameworks.¡¨ Word 42.3.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1991. ¡§Developments in Systemic Functional Theory: a discussion of the dimensions of change.¡¨ Network No. , October 1991.
  • Martin, J.R. & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 1992. ¡§A brief note on Huddleston¡¦s reply to Matthiessen & Martin¡¦s response to Huddleston¡¦s review of Halliday¡¦s Introduction to Functional Grammar.¡¨ In Occasional Papers in Systemic Linguistics, Vol. 6. 185-97.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1992. ¡§Interpreting the textual metafunction.¡¨ In Martin Davies & Louise Ravelli (eds.), Advances in systemic linguistics. London: Pinter. 37-82.
  • Mann, W., Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen & S. Thompson. 1992. ¡§Rhetorical Structure Theory and Text Analysis.¡¨ USC/ISI Report. Also in W. Mann & S. Thompson (eds.), Discourse Description: Diverse Linguistic Analyses of a Fund Raising Text. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 39-78.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1993. ¡§Register in the round: diversity in a unified theory of register analysis.¡¨ In Mohsen Ghadessy (ed.), Register analysis. Practice and theory. London: Pinter. 221-292.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1993. ¡§Instantial systems and logogenesis.¡¨ Written version of paper presented at 3rd National Chinese Systemic Symposium, Hangzhou University, Hangzhou, July 1993.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1994. ¡§Paradigmatic organization: 30 years of system networks.¡¨ Written version of paper presented at ISFC 21, Ghent, Belgium, July 1994. Submitted to conference publication. Revised version in Butt & Matthiessen (forthc.).
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1995. ¡§Fuzziness construed in language: a linguistic perspective.¡¨ In Proceedings of FUZZ/IEEE, Yokohama, March 1995. 1871-1878.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. & C. Nesbitt. 1996. ¡§On the idea of theory-neutral descriptions.¡¨ R. Hasan, C. Cloran & D. Butt (eds.), Functional descriptions: theory in practice. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 39-83.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. & M.A.K. Halliday. 1997. Systemic functional grammar: a first step into the theory. Macquarie University. Chinese translation in to appear.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2000. ¡§Organising principles and expansion of the systemic functional model: a conversation with Christian Matthiessen.¡¨ Revista Canaria des Estudios Ingleses 40: 251-256.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2000. ¡§Gakumon teki kontekusuto [The context of study].¡¨ Introduction to M.A.K. Halliday, Imi no computingu: kore made no keiken to kore kara no tenbo [Computing meaning: some reflections on past experience and present prospects]. Nihon Faji gakkaishi [Journal of Japan Society for Fuzzy theory and systems], Vol. 12.5: 615-634.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2002. ¡§Lexicogrammar in discourse development: logogenetic patterns of wording.¡¨ In Guowen Huang & Zongyan Wang (eds.) Discourse and Language Functions. Shanghai: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press. pp. 91-127.
  • Halliday, M.A.K. & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 2004. An Introduction to Functional Grammar. 3rd, revised edition. London: Edward Arnold.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2005. ¡§Lexicogrammar in Systemic Functional Linguistics: descriptive and theoretical developments in the ¡§IFG¡¨ tradition since the 1970s.¡¨ In Ruqaiya Hasan, Christian
  • M.I.M. Matthiessen & Jonathan Webster (eds.), Continuing discourse on language. Volume 2. London: Equinox.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2005. ¡§The ¡§architecture¡¨ of language according to systemic functional theory: developments since the 1970.¡¨ In Ruqaiya Hasan, Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen & Jonathan Webster (eds.), Continuing discourse on language. Volume 2. London: Equinox.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. in press. The architecture of grammar. New Delhi: Decent Books.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. & M.A.K. Halliday. in prep. Outline of systemic-functional linguistics. 2 volumes.

Description of English

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1983. ¡§Choosing Primary Tense in English.¡¨ Studies in Language 7 (3).
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1984. Choosing Tense in English. USC/ISI, ISI/RR-84-143. 140 pp.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1988. ¡§What's in Nigel: Lexicogrammatical cartography.¡¨ Penman documentation. 90 pp. USC/Information Sciences Institute.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. & Sandra A. Thompson. 1989. ¡§The Structure of Discourse and "Subordination".¡¨ In John Haiman & Sandra A. Thompson (eds.), Clause combining in grammar and discourse. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
  • Eggins, Susan, Julie Vonwiller, Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen & Petie Sefton. 1991. ¡§The description of minor clauses in information-seeking telephone dialogues.¡¨ In Proceedings of [Eurospeech] Conference, September 1991.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1995. Lexicogrammatical Cartography: English Systems. xviii + 978 pp. Tokyo, Taipei & Dallas: International Language Sciences Publishers.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1995. ¡§THEME as a resource in ideational 'knowledge' construction.¡¨ In M. Ghadessy (ed.), Thematic developments in English texts. London: Pinter. 20-54.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1996. ¡§Tense in English seen through systemic-functional theory.¡¨ In M. Berry, C.S. Butler, R.P. Fawcett & G. Huang (eds.), Meaning and form: systemic functional interpretations. Norwood, NJ: Ablex. pp. 431-99.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1998. The TRANSITIVITY of space in topographic procedures. MS.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. in press. ¡§Lexicogrammar and collocation: a systemic functional exploration.¡¨ In Issues in English Grammar. Volume II. Hyderabad: Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1999. ¡§The system of TRANSITIVITY: an exploratory study of text-based profiles.¡¨ Functions of Language 6.1: 1-51.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2002. ¡§Combining clauses into clause complexes: a multi-faceted view.¡¨ In Joan Bybee & Michael Noonan (eds.), Complex sentences in grammar and discourse: essays in honor of Sandra A. Thompson. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 237-322.
  • Halliday, M.A.K. & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 2004. An Introduction to Functional Grammar. 3rd, revised edition. London: Edward Arnold.
  • Halliday, M.A.K. & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 2006. Construing experience through meaning: a language-based approach to cognition. Study edition. London: Continuum.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2006. ¡§Frequency profiles of some basic grammatical systems: an interim report.¡¨ In Susan Hunston & Geoff Thompson (eds.), System and corpus: exploring connections. London: Equinox. 103-142.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2007. ¡§The lexicogrammar of emotion and attitude in English¡¨. In electronic Proceedings of the Third International Congress on English Grammar (ICEG 3), Sona College, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India, January 23-27, 2006.

Multilinguality and the Evolution of Language

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1987. Notes on Akan lexicogrammar: a systemic interpretation. Mimeo.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1987. Notes on Akan phonology: a systemic interpretation. Mimeo.
    Bateman, John A., Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen, Keizo Nanri & Licheng Zeng. 1991. ¡§Multilingual text generation: an architecture based on functional typology.¡¨ In the Proceedings of the Computational Linguistics Conference, Penang, Malaysia, June 91.
  • Bateman, John A., Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen, Keizo Nanri & Licheng Zeng. 1991. ¡§The rapid prototyping of natural language generation components: an application of functional typology.¡¨ In the Proceedings of IJCAI 91, Sydney. Volume 2. New York: Morgan Kaufman. 966-971.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Keizo Nanri & Licheng Zeng. 1991. ¡§Multilingual resources in text generation: ideational focus.¡¨ In Proceedings of the 2nd Japan-Australia Symposium on Natural Language Processing, Japan, October 1991.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1999. ¡§A systemic functional exploration of the evolution of language in relation to ontogenesis.¡¨ In Conference Abstracts: Children's Language Conversations across Disciplines, University of Sydney, 15-17 December 1999. 6 pages.
  • Bateman, John A., Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen & Zeng Licheng. 1999. ¡§Multilingual language generation for multilingual software: a functional linguistic approach.¡¨ Applied Artificial Intelligence: An International Journal. Volume 13.6: 607-639.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2000. Download: Matthiessen_2000_Evolang.webarchive
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2001. ¡§The environments of translation.¡¨ In Erich Steiner & Colin Yallop (eds.): Exploring translation and multilingual text production: beyond content. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 41-124.
  • Caffarel, Alice, J.R. Martin & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 2004. ¡§Introduction: systemic functional language typology.¡¨ In Alice Caffarel, J.R. Martin & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen (eds.). Language typology: a functional perspective. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 1-76.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2004. ¡§Descriptive motifs and generalizations.¡¨ In Alice Caffarel, J.R. Martin & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen (eds.). Language typology: a functional perspective. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 537-673.
  • Caffarel, Alice, J.R. Martin & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen (eds.). 2004. Language typology: a functional perspective. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2004. ¡§The evolution of language: a systemic functional exploration of phylogenetic phases¡¨. In Geoff Williams & Annabelle Lukin (eds.), Language development: functional perspectives on evolution and ontogenesis. London: Continuum. pp. 45-90.
  • Teruya, Kazuhiro, Ernest Akerejola, Thomas H. Andersen, Alice Caffarel, Julia Lavid, Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Uwe Helm Petersen, Pattama Patpong & Flemming Smedegaard. 2005. ¡§Typology of MOOD: a text-based and system-based functional view.¡¨ In Ruqaiya Hasan, Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen & Jonathan Webster (eds.), Continuing discourse on language. Volume 2. London: Equinox.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Kazuhiro Teruya & Wu Canzhong. in press. ¡§Multilingual studies as a multi-dimensional space of interconnected language studies.¡¨ In Jonathan Webster (ed.), Meaning in context. London & New York: Continuum. 146-221.

Discourse Analysis

  • Mann, W., Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen & S. Thompson. 1992. ¡§Rhetorical Structure Theory and Text Analysis.¡¨ USC/ISI Report. Also in W. Mann & S. Thompson (eds.), Discourse Description: Diverse Linguistic Analyses of a Fund Raising Text. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 39-78.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2002. ¡§Lexicogrammar in discourse development: logogenetic patterns of wording.¡¨ In Guowen Huang & Zongyan Wang (eds.) Discourse and Language Functions. Shanghai: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press. pp. 91-127.
  • Butt, David, Annabelle Lukin & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 2004. ¡§Grammar as Covert Operation.¡¨ Special 9/11 volume of Discourse and Society, 15 (2-3), edited by Edwards, J., B. Hawkins, & J.R. Martin.
  • Lukin, Annabelle, David G. Butt, & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 2004. ¡§Reporting War: A View from Linguistics¡¨. Pacific Journalism Review (special edition, papers from the Public Right to Know Conference, Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, 2003).
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Annabelle Lukin, David G. Butt, Chris Cleirigh, & Christopher Nesbitt. 2005. ¡§Welcome to Pizza Hut: a case study of multistratal analysis.¡¨ Australian Review of Applied Linguistics 19: 123-150.
  • Slade, Diana, Hermine Scheeres, Marie Manidis, Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen, Rick Iedema, Maria Herke, Jeannette McGregor, Roger Dustan & Jane Stein-Parbury. in press. ¡§Emergency Communication: The discursive challenges facing emergency clinicians and patients in hospital emergency departments.¡¨ Discourse & Communication 2(3) [or 2(4)].

Computational Linguistics / Natural Language Processing

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1981. ¡§A Grammar and a Lexicon for a Text-Production System.¡¨ In Proceedings of The Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Sperry Univac. 49-55. Also as USC/ISI, ISI/RS.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1983. ¡§Systemic Grammar in Computation: The Nigel Case.¡¨ In Proceedings of the First Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Pisa, Italy. 155-164. Also as USC/ISI, ISI/RS-83-121.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1984. ¡§What¡¦s in Nigel, 1.¡¨ Network no. 6.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1984. ¡§How to Make Grammatical Choices in Text Generation.¡¨ In the Tenth LACUS Forum. Columbia: Hornbeam Press. Also as USC/ISI, ISI/RS.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1985. ¡§The Systemic Framework in Text Generation: Nigel.¡¨ In James D. Benson & William S. Greaves (eds.), Systemic Perspectives on Discourse. Norwood, NJ: Ablex.
  • Mann, W.C. & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 1985. ¡§Demonstration of the Nigel text generation computer program.¡¨ In James D. Benson & William S. Greaves (eds.), Systemic Perspectives on Discourse. Norwood, NJ: Ablex. pp. 50-83.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1987. ¡§Notes on the Environment of a Text Generation Grammar.¡¨ In Gerard Kempen. (ed.). Language Generation. Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhof. 253-278. Also as USC/ISI, ISI/RS-87-177.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1988. ¡§A systemic semantics: the chooser and inquiry framework.¡¨ In James D. Benson, Michael J. Cummings & William S. Greaves (eds.) 1988. Linguistics in a systemic perspective. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 221-242. Also as ISI/RS-87-189.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1988. ¡§Representational Issues in Systemic Functional Grammar.¡¨ In James D. Benson & William S. Greaves (eds.), Systemic functional approaches to discourse: selected papers from the Twelfth International Systemic Workshop. Norwood, NJ.: Ablex. 136-175. Also as ISI/RS-87-179.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Norman Sondheimer & Yu-Wen Tung. 1988. On Parallelism and the Penman Natural Language Generation System. University of Southern California, ISI/RR-88-195.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1989. ¡§Systemic theory and text generation: some central design considerations.¡¨ In Proceedings of the first Australian-Japanese Joint Symposium on Natural Language Processing, Melbourne University, Melbourne, November 27-29, 1989.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1990. ¡§Two approaches to semantic interfaces in text generation.¡¨ In Proceedings of COLING-90, Helsinki, August 1990. 322-329.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1991. ¡§Lexico(grammatical) choice in text-generation.¡¨ In Cˆmcile Paris, William Swartout & William C. Mann (eds.), Natural language generation in artificial intelligence and computational linguistics. Dordrecht: Kluwer. 249-292.
  • Bateman, John A., Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen, Keizo Nanri & Licheng Zeng. 1991. ¡§Multilingual text generation: an architecture based on functional typology.¡¨ In the proceedings of the Computational Linguistics Conference, Penang, Malaysia, June 91.
  • Bateman, John A., Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen, Keizo Nanri & Licheng Zeng. 1991. ¡§The rapid prototyping of natural language generation components: an application of functional typology.¡¨ In the Proceedings of IJCAI 91, Sydney. Volume 2. New York: Morgan Kaufman. 966-971.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Keizo Nanri & Licheng Zeng. 1991. ¡§Multilingual resources in text generation: ideational focus.¡¨ In Proceedings of the 2nd Japan-Australia Symposium on Natural Language Processing, Japan, October 1991.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Mick O'Donnell & Licheng Zeng. 1991. ¡§Discourse Analysis and the Need for Functionally Complex Grammars in Parsing.¡¨ In Proceedings of the 2nd Japan-Australia Symposium on Natural Language Processing, Japan, October 1991. 274-293.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Keizo Nanri & Licheng Zeng. 1992. ¡§Multilingual generation: dimensions of organization and forms of representation.¡¨ In Proceedings of the Trento Workshop on Language Generation, Trento, Italy, April 1992.
  • Rowles, C., X. Huang, M. de Beler, J. Vonwiller, R. King, Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen, P. Sefton & M. O¡¦Donnell. 1993. ¡§Understanding spoken English using a systemic-functional framework.¡¨ Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics, Vancouver Canada.
  • Bateman, John A. & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 1993. ¡§Uncovering the text base.¡¨ In Keqi Hao, Hermann Bluhme & Renzhi Li (eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Texts and Language Research. Xi'an: Xi'an Jiaotong University Press. pp. 3-46.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Marilyn Cross, Ichiro Kobayashi & Licheng Zeng. 1997. ¡§Generating Multimodal Presentations: Resources and Processes.¡¨ In Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence in Defence Workshop AI ¡¥95, ed. by S. Goss, Eighth Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canberra 14 November 1995. pp. 91-109.
  • Cross, Marilyn & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 1997. ¡§Integrating and managing multimodal information sources: a problem for defence.¡¨ In Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence in Defence Workshop AI ¡¥95, ed. by S. Goss, Eighth Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canberra 14 November 1995. pp. 83-91.
  • Cross M. and Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 1998. ¡§Semantics for Multimedia Systems.¡¨ Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications. Churchill, Australia, February 9-11, 1998.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Licheng Zeng, Marilyn Cross, Ichiro Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Teruya & C. Wu. 1998. ¡§The Multex generator and its environment: application and development.¡¨ Proceedings of the International Generation Workshop ¡¥98, August ¡¥98, Niagara-on-the-Lake. pp. 228-237.
  • Butt, David G., M.A.K. Halliday, Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen, Kazuhiro Teruya & Wu Canzhong. 2004. Review report on the research results of the Lab for language-based intelligent systems, BSI, RIKEN. The Brain Science Institute, RIKEN.

Cognitive Science (other than NLP)

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1993. ¡§The object of study in cognitive science in relation to its construal and enactment in language.¡¨ In Language as Cultural Dynamic (Special issue of Cultural Dynamics VI.1-2: 187-243, ed. M.A.K. Halliday)
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1998. ¡§Construing processes of consciousness: from the commonsense model to the uncommonsense model of cognitive science.¡¨ In J.R. Martin & R. Veel (eds.), Reading science: research, popular culture, industry and schooling. London: Routledge. pp. 327-357.
  • Halliday, M.A.K. & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 2006. Construing experience through meaning: a language-based approach to cognition. Study edition. London: Continuum.

Multimodality

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Marilyn Cross, Ichiro Kobayashi & Licheng Zeng. 1997. ¡§Generating Multimodal Presentations: Resources and Processes.¡¨ In Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence in Defence Workshop AI ¡¥95, ed. by S. Goss, Eighth Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canberra 14 November 1995. pp. 91-109.
  • Cross, Marilyn & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 1997. ¡§Integrating and managing multimodal information sources: a problem for defence.¡¨ In Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence in Defence Workshop AI ¡¥95, ed. by S. Goss, Eighth Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canberra 14 November 1995. pp. 83-91.
  • Cross Marilyn & Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen. 1998. ¡§Semantics for Multimedia Systems.¡¨ Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications. Churchill, Australia, February 9-11, 1998.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Licheng Zeng, Marilyn Cross, Ichiro Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Teruya & C. Wu. 1998. ¡§The Multex generator and its environment: application and development.¡¨ Proceedings of the International Generation Workshop ¡¥98, August ¡¥98, Niagara-on-the-Lake. pp. 228-237.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2006. ¡§The multimodal page: a systemic functional exploration.¡¨ In Wendy Bowcher & Terry Royce (eds.), New directions in multimodal discourse analysis. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. forthc. ¡§Multisemiotic and context-based register typology: registerial variation in the complementarity of semiotic systems.¡¨ In Eija Ventola & Jesˆys Moya Moya Guijarro (eds.), The world told and the world shown.

Educational linguistics

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Di Slade & Mary Macken. 1992. ¡§Language in context: a new model for evaluating student writing.¡¨ Linguistics and Education, An International Research Journal. V. 4.2: 173-195.
  • McCarthy, Mike, Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen & Diana Slade. 2002. ¡§Discourse analysis.¡¨ In Norbert Schmitt (ed.), An Introduction to Applied Linguistics. London: Arnold. 55-73.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2006. ¡§Educating for advanced foreign language capacities: Exploring the meaning-making resources of languages systemic-functionally.¡¨ In Heidi Byrnes (ed.), Advanced instructed language learning: The complementary contribution of Halliday and Vygotsky. London & New York: Continuum. 31-57.

Forewords

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2000. ¡§Gakumon teki kontekusuto [The context of study].¡¨ Introduction to M.A.K. Halliday, Imi no computingu: kore made no keiken to kore kara no tenbo [Computing meaning: some reflections on past experience and present prospects]. Nihon Faji gakkaishi [Journal of Japan Society for Fuzzy theory and systems], Vol.12.5: 615-634.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2006. ¡§Foreword.¡¨ In Teruya, Kazuhiro. 2006. A systemic functional grammar of Japanese. 2 volumes. London & New York: Continuum. ix-xv.1.

Reviews

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1989. ¡§Review of M.A.K. Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar.¡¨ Language 65.4 (December 1989): 862-871.

Obituaries

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2005. ¡§Remembering Bill Mann.¡¨ Journal of Computational Linguistics 31(2): 161-171.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2006. ¡§Remembering Bill Mann.¡¨ Functions of Language 13(2): 147¡V149.

TV programmes

  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1999. Computers and language. TV program produced for Educational TV in India.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. & V. Prakasam. 2008. Language and thought. Hosted by Gulfishaan Habeeb. TV program produced for Educational TV in India, Maulana Azad National Urdu University.
  • Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2008. English consonants. TV program produced for Educational TV in India, Maulana Azad National Urdu University.