A Formal Semantics for Editing and Generating Plu- rals

Abstract

We present a formal semantics for an objectoriented formalism which allows for the representation of plural objects (such as ‘Three N’, ‘Most of the N’, ‘Some N’,...). The semantics is given in terms of a mapping to a variant of Discourse Representation Theory. It is motivated by its suitability for natural language generation and interactive editing of the… (More)

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