Licensing german negative polarity items in LTAG

Our paper aims at capturing the distribution of negative polarity items (NPIs) within lexicalized Tree Adjoining Grammar (LTAG). The condition under which an NPI can occur in a sentence is for it to be in the scope of a 
Our paper aims at capturing the distribution of negative polarity items (NPIs) within lexicalized Tree Adjoining Grammar (LTAG). The condition under which an NPI can occur in a sentence is for it to be in the scope of a negation with no quantifiers scopally intervening. We model this restriction within a recent framework for LTAG semantics based on semantic unification. The proposed analysis provides features that signal the presence of a negation in the semantics and that specify its scope. We extend our analysis to modelling the interaction of NPI licensing and neg raising constructions.
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Author:Timm Lichte, Laura Kallmeyer
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1110320
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2008/10/20
Year of first Publication:2006
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2008/10/20
Tag:Lexicalized Tree Adjoining Grammar
Source:http://www.sfb441.uni-tuebingen.de/~lk/papers/lichtekallm-tag+8.pdf ; Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Tree Adjoining Grammar and Related Formalisms (Sydney 2006), S.81-90.
HeBIS PPN:206696361
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Syntax
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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