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ACL
1989
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The Lexical Semantics of Comparative Expressions in a Multi-Level Semantic Processor
Comparative expressions (CEs) such as "bigger than" and "more oranges than" are highly ambiguous, and their meaning is context dependent. Thus, they pose probl...
Duane E. Olawsky
ACL
1989
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Unification-Based Semantic Interpretation
This paper shows that a first-order unificationbased semantic interpretation for various coordinate constructs is possible without an explicit use of lambda expressions if we slig...
Robert C. Moore
ACL
1989
9 years 4 months ago
Parsing as Natural Deduction
The logic behind parsers for categorial grammars can be formalized in several different ways. Lambek Calculus (LC) constitutes an example for a natural deduction 1 style parsing m...
Esther König
ACL
1989
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How to Cover a Grammar
A novel formalism is presented for Earley-like parsers. It accommodates the simulation of non-deterministic pushdown automata. In particular, the theory is applied to non-determin...
René Leermakers
ACL
1989
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A Computational Mechanism for Pronominal Reference
the syntactically impossible antecedents. This latter This paper describes an implemented mechanism for handling bound anaphora, disjoint reference, and pronominal reference. The a...
Robert Ingria, David Stallard
ACL
1989
9 years 4 months ago
Two Constraints on Speech Act Ambiguity
Existing plan-based theories of speech act interpretation do not account for the conventional aspect of speech acts. We use patterns of linguistic features (e.g. mood, verb form, ...
Elizabeth A. Hinkelman, James F. Allen
ACL
1989
9 years 4 months ago
Acquiring Disambiguation Rules from Text
An effective procedure for automatically acquiring a new set of disambiguation rules for an existing deterministic parser on the basis of tagged text is presented. Performance of ...
Donald Hindle
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