This paper describes Pa~lh'ans-a fully automatic production MT system designed for producing raw translations of patent texts fl'om English into Dan-ish. First we describe the backbone of tile system: the EUROTRA research project, and prototype. Then we give an overview of the trauslat, ion process and the basic flmetionality of Pa'I~'ans, and finally we… (More)
This paper develops an analysis of object shift in Danish. We suggest that object shift is best analyzed as an alternative mapping from the arg-st list to spr and comps.
We compare explicit assertions of sameness with analogous elliptical and anaphoric expressions, and find striking differences in their interpretation. We account for those differences with a two part proposal: first, we propose that same is additive, similar to too. Second, same must take scope over a containing event-denoting expression. We give evidence… (More)