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A Note on Argumentative Topology: Circularity and Syllogisms as Unsolved Problems

  title={A Note on Argumentative Topology: Circularity and Syllogisms as Unsolved Problems},
  author={Wlodek Zadrozny},
In the last couple of years there were a few attempts to apply topological data analysis to text, and in particular to natural language inference. A recent work by Tymochko et al. suggests the possibility of capturing ‘the notion of logical shape in text,’ using ‘topological delay embeddings,’ a technique derived from dynamical systems, applied to word embeddings. In this note we reconstruct their argument and show, using several old and new examples, that the problem of connecting logic… Expand

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