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On the semantic properties of logical operators in English.

by Laurence Robert Horn

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Published by Indiana University LinguisticsClub in Bloomington .
Written in English


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  This second edition of Semantics provides an engaging introduction to semantics for students new to the second edition provides an engaging introduction to semantics for students new to the field. Covers the basic concepts and methods of the field and discusses some of the most important contemporary lines of research. Contains exercises that familiarize the student with the /5(5). This book provides a state-of-the-art introduction to categorial grammar, a type of formal grammar which analyses expressions as functions or according to a function-argument relationship. The book's focus is on linguistic, computational, and psycholinguistic aspects of logical categorial grammar, i.e. enriched Lambek Calculus. Glyn Morrill opens with the history and notation of Lambek.

properties as we will see below. (7) a. Zai zheli (wo) you yiben shu. at here I have one book ‘I have a book here.’ (or ‘There is a book here.’) b. Wo zai Taipei you yige pengyou hen youqian. I at Taipei have one friend very rich ‘I have a very rich friend in Taipei.’ c. Mapping Words to Properties Using Python Dictionaries As we have seen, a tagged word of the form (word, tag) is an association between a word and a part-of-speech tag. Once we start doing part-of-speech tagging, we will be creating programs that assign .

The goal of this book is to investigate the semantics of absolute constructions in English; specifically, my object is to provide an explanation for the semantic variability of such constructions. As has been widely noted in traditional grammatical studies of English, free adjuncts and absolute phrases have the ability to playa number of specific logical roles in the sentences in which they. 2: you can be a little or a lot of these. Mitch has it. List 1 contains binary characteristics, with only two states: yes and no; these parallel count nouns. List 2 contains multi-state gradable characteristics, which can be measured and compared on a cline in at least one .


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On the semantic properties of logical operators in English (Indiana University Linguistics Club. Publications) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Laurence Robert Horn (Author)Author: Laurence Robert Horn.

On the Semantic Properties of Logical Operators in English. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Semantic properties of logical operators in English: Responsibility: Laurence Robert Horn.

Semantic and Pragmatic Competence in Children’s and Adults’ Comprehension of Or. Authors; On the Semantic Properties of Logical Operators in English. Ph.D. Dissertation, UCLA. Guasti M.T., Gualmini A., Meroni L., Crain S., Foppolo F. () Semantic and Pragmatic Competence in Children’s and Adults’ Comprehension of Or.

In Cited by: Properties of General Semantic Operators Determined by Logic-Based Systems Ma´ire Lane 1,2 Department of Mathematics University College Cork Cork, Ireland Anthony Karel Seda 1,3 Department of Mathematics University College Cork Cork, Ireland Abstract We discuss a very general semantic operator arising within logic-based programming systems from an algebraic point of view, and show Author: Máire Lane, Anthony Karel Seda.

Lasnik H. () On the Semantics of Negation. In: Hockney D., Harper W., Freed B. (eds) Contemporary Research in Philosophical Logic and Linguistic Semantics. The University of Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science (A Series of Books on Philosophy of Science, Methodology, and Epistemology Published in Connection with the University of Western Ontario Philosophy of Science Cited by: Books on Semantic Web: Intro.

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Some Basic Properties of English Syntax. Some Remarks on the Essence of Human Language. One of the crucial functions of any human language, such as English or Korean, is to convey various kinds of information from the everyday to the highly academic.

semantics [Gr.,=significant] in general, the study of the relationship between words and meanings. The empirical study of word meanings and sentence meanings in existing languages is a branch of linguistics; the abstract study of meaning in relation to language or symbolic logic systems is a branch of philosophy.

The semantic web relies on the _____ to describe resources and their properties. Resource description framework (RDF) Instruction might be designed as ______ e-learning, in which students use online materials independently, with little or no instructor involvement.

The semantic roles that we will be concerned with in this class are taken largely from Berk (), with some modification and extension. We will use the convention of indicating semantic roles in capital letters, and grammatical relations in lower case letters. Here is the list of semantic roles with examples:File Size: 59KB.

semantic properties. •Semantic properties are convenient ways to notate abstract categories which the mind uses to classify words.

•man [+human, +adult, +male] •woman [+human, +adult, -male] •girl [+human, -adult, -male] •dog [+canine, +adult, +male] •Semantic properties alone cannot define wordsFile Size: 1MB.

Besides basic properties of semantics, semantic property is also sometimes used to describe the semantic components of a word, such as man assuming that the referent is human, male, and adult, or female being a common component of girl, woman, and actress.

In this sense, semantic properties. Work on the syntax–semantics interface by necessity proceeds from certain assumptions about syntax and semantics.

We will concentrate primarily on the claims this theory makes about how a ‘focus operator’ such as only is used in The introduction of truth conditions as the basic semantic property of a sentence that a semantic. Basic semantic properties include being meaningful or meaningless – for example, whether a given word is part of a language's lexicon with a generally understood meaning; polysemy, having multiple, typically related, meanings; ambiguity, having meanings which aren't necessarily related; and anomaly, where the elements of a unit are semantically incompatible with each other, although possibly.

Understanding the Logical and Semantic Structure of Large Documents Muhammad Mahbubur Rahman University of Maryland, Baltimore County Baltimore, Maryland [email protected] Tim Finin University of Maryland, Baltimore County Baltimore, Maryland •[email protected] Abstract Current language understanding approaches focus on small docu.

This book is a detailed examination of semantic change from the perspective of historical pragmatics and discourse analysis.

Drawing on extensive corpus data from over a thousand years of English and Japanese textual history, Traugott and Dasher show that most changes in meaning originate in and are motivated by the associative flow of speech Cited by: 1.

Laurence R. Horn received his PhD from UCLA in His dissertation, On the semantic properties of logical operators in English, introduced scalar implicature.

Since then, he has sought to extend the Gricean program for non-logical inference to a class of problems in the union (if not intersection) of logical and lexical semantics and the analysis of negation.

The Logical Structure of English: Computing Semantic Content [Allan Ramsay] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Logical Structure of English: Computing Semantic ContentCited by: 7. Lecture introducing propositional logic, Phil 57 section 3 ("Logic and Critical Reasoning"), San Jose State University, Fall.

Semantics. Syntax concerns structure; semantics concerns "meaning". Semantics is often assumed to be compositional: the meaning of a phrase like three green boxes is constructed from the meanings of the words: three, green, and boxes.

Compositional semantics is violated in idioms like kick the bucket which can mean "die", and he still has all his marbles, meaning he has not become senile.Composition. The book is written in a large number of numbered paragraphs to be exact. It also includes a short preface.

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