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An Algorithm for Pronominal Anaphora Resolution
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This paper presents an algorithm for identifying the noun phrase antecedents of third person pronouns and lexical anaphors (reflexives and reciprocals). Expand
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当代语义理论指南 = The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory
Notes on Contributors. Preface. Introduction. Part I: Formal Semantics in Linguistics: . 1. The Development of Formal Semantics in Linguistic Theory: Barbara H. Partee. Part II: GeneralizedExpand
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Grammaticality, Acceptability, and Probability: A Probabilistic View of Linguistic Knowledge
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The question of whether humans represent grammatical knowledge as a binary condition on membership in a set of well-formed sentences, or as a probabilistic property has been the subject of debate among linguists, psychologists, and cognitive scientists for many decades. Expand
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The Handbook of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing
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The Handbook of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing provides a comprehensive overview of the concepts, methodologies, and applications being undertaken today in computational linguistics and natural language processing. Expand
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A Probabilistic Rich Type Theory for Semantic Interpretation
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We propose a probabilistic type theory in which a situations is judged to be of a typeT with probabilityp. Expand
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Linguistic Nativism and the Poverty of the Stimulus
Preface. 1 Introduction: Nativism in Linguistic Theory. 1.1 Historical Development. 1.2 The Rationalist-Empiricist Debate. 1.3 Nativism and Cognitive Modularity. 1.4 Connectionism, Nonmodularity, andExpand
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Unsupervised Prediction of Acceptability Judgements
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In this paper we present the task of unsupervised prediction of speakers’ acceptability judgements. Expand
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An Intensional Parametric Semantics For Vague Quantifiers
L'A. se penche sur le probleme que posent les quantificateurs anglais few et many a la theorie des quantificateurs generalises : leur interpretation est totalement dependante du contexte etExpand
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Fragments : studies in ellipsis and gapping
Notes on Contributors Preface 1. Introduction 2. Interactions of Scope and Ellipsis Stuart Shieber, Fernando Pereira, and May Dalrymple 3. Ellipsis and Glue Languages Richard Crouch 4. An HPSGExpand
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Using Machine Learning for Non-Sentential Utterance Classification
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We investigate the use of machine learning techniques to classify a wide range of non-sentential utterance types in dialogue, a necessary first step in the interpretation of such fragments. Expand
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