Factoring predicate argument and scope semantics : underspecified semantics with LTAG

This paper proposes a compositional semantics for lexicalized tree adjoining grammars (LTAG). Tree-local multicompnent derivations allow seperation of semantiv contribution of a lexical item into one component contributi
This paper proposes a compositional semantics for lexicalized tree adjoining grammars (LTAG). Tree-local multicompnent derivations allow seperation of semantiv contribution of a lexical item into one component contributing to the predicate argument structure and second a component contributing to scope semantics. Based on this idea a syntx-semantics interface is presented where the compositional semantics depends only on the derivation structure. It is shown that the derivation structure allows an appropriate amount of underspecification. This is illustrated by investigating underspecified representations for quantifier scpoe ambiguities and related phenomena such as adjunct scope and island constraints.
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Author:Laura Kallmeyer, Aravind K. Joshi
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1110475
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2008/10/21
Year of first Publication:1999
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2008/10/21
Source:http://www.sfb441.uni-tuebingen.de/~lk/papers/ac99.ps.gz ; 12th Amsterdam Colloquium. Proceedings, hrsg. v. Paul Dekker, (1999), S. 169-174.
HeBIS PPN:206752814
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Computerlinguistik / Computational linguistics
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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