A Generative Perspective on Verb Alternations

@article{Stede1998AGP,
  title={A Generative Perspective on Verb Alternations},
  author={Manfred Stede},
  journal={Computational Linguistics},
  year={1998},
  volume={24},
  pages={401-430}
}
Verb alternations have been researched extensively in linguistics, but they have not yet received a systematic treatment in natural language generation systems; consequently, generators cannot make informed choices among alternatives. As a step towards overcoming this discrepancy, we review some linguistic work on several prominent alternations, revise and extend it, and suggest a set of rules that allow the series of alternated forms to be produced from a single base form of the verb, the… CONTINUE READING

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