By Palmira Marrafa, Patrick Saint-Dizier (auth.), Tomek Strzalkowski (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461361737

ISBN-13: 9781461361732

ISBN-10: 1461527228

ISBN-13: 9781461527220

Reversible grammar permits computational types to be equipped which are both well matched for the research and new release of typical language utterances. This job may be seen from very diverse views by means of theoretical and computational linguists, and machine scientists. The papers during this quantity current a extensive variety of methods to reversible, bi-directional, and non-directional grammar structures that experience emerged in recent times. this can be additionally the 1st assortment solely dedicated to the issues of reversibility in typical language processing.
so much papers accrued during this quantity are derived from displays at a workshop held on the collage of California at Berkeley in the summertime of 1991 organised below the auspices of the organization for Computational Linguistics.
This publication might be a important connection with researchers in linguistics and machine technological know-how with pursuits in computational linguistics, typical language processing, and desktop translation, in addition to in sensible facets of computability.

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Therefore, only the secondary predicate affects the event structure determined by the verb. 1, the secondary predicate cannot be outside VP. But what position does it occupy in VP? Before providing an answer to this question, let us consider (6): (6) (a) A poesia torna a vida alegre 'The poetry makes the life glad' "Poetry makes life glad" (b) *A poesia torna a vida "The poetry makes the life" ( c) A poesia alegra a vida "The poetry gladdens the life" In contrast to what happens with (1), in (6)(a), the well-formedness of the sentence depends on the presence of the object-predicate.

We will compare the denotational content of P to its computational behavior, and describe three possibilities: (i) P enumerates 7' on T, (ii) P discovers 7' on T, and (iii) P finitely enumerates 7' on T. The interpreter is supposed to be fixed beforehand. , ( x) {::::::::} 7'T ( x ) , in other words, iff its list of answers: exactly "covers" the denotational semantics • P discovers 7' 7'T. 11 on specialization Tiff: 1. e. one which "shares its attention" among all paths in the search-tree [11, p.

The same is true for the corresponding Portuguese verb, considerar, as shown in (3): (3) (a) A Maria considera que 0 Joao e inteligente 'Mary considers that John is intelligent' (b) *A Maria considera 0 J oao 1 The facts in (3) suggest, in effect, that in (2) the object of the verb is also a clause, more specifically, a small clause, in the terms of Stowell [21], since it has neither INFL nor copula. But there are additional arguments that permit us to support such a hypothesis. Although it is not our purpose to proceed here to an exhaustive linguistic discussion, let us see some binding effects: (4) (a) A Maria consider a 0 J oao inimigo de si proprio "Mary considers John enemy of himself' (b) (5) *A Maria consider a 0 J oao inimigo de si propria "Mary considers John enemy of herself' (a) *A Maria considera 0 Joaoj inimigo delej "Mary considers J ohni enemy of him/' 1 Notice that this sentence is acceptable but for another interpretation of the verb.

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