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From Discourse to Logic - Introduction to Modeltheoretic Semantics of Natural Language, Formal Logic and Discourse Representation Theory
  • H. Kamp, Uwe Reyle
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Studies in linguistics and philosophy
  • 1 July 1993
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Paperbound in one volume, ISBN 0-7923-1028-4, no price listed T h e o r y Hans Kamp and Uwe Reyle (University of Stuttgart) Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993, viii + 713 pp. Expand
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A Theory of Truth and Semantic Representation
Two conceptions of meaning have dominated formal semantics of natural language. The first of these sees meaning principally as that which determines conditions of truth. This notion has inspired theExpand
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Prototype theory and compositionality
Osherson and Smith (1981, Cognition, 11, 237-262) discuss a number of problems which arise for a prototype-based account of the meanings of simple and complex concepts. Assuming that conceptExpand
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Two Theories of Adjectives
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TWO THEORIES ABOUT ADJECTIVESa,*
I will discuss two theories about adjectives. The first theory dates from the late 1960s. It is stated in Montague (1970a) and Parsons (1968). According to this theory the meaning of an adjective isExpand
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Events, Instants and Temporal Reference
The truth of my claim: ‘It is raining’ depends on the time at which I made it. It was true if and only if it was indeed raining (in my vicinity) at that time. Similarly my assertion ‘it has beenExpand
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Tense in Texts
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On Context Dependence In Modal Constructions
This paper investigates a new representation format for dynamic discourse in DRT, where contextual dynamics is modeled in terms of update conditions. This new representation format is motivated byExpand
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Representing Discourse in Context
  • J. V. Eijck, H. Kamp
  • Computer Science, Sociology
  • Handbook of Logic and Language
  • 30 March 1996
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This article gives a survey of Discourse Representation Theory (DRT), including recent developments and with an emphasis on logical issues. Expand
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