A Two-Variable Fragment of English

@article{PrattHartmann2003ATF,
  title={A Two-Variable Fragment of English},
  author={I. Pratt-Hartmann},
  journal={Journal of Logic, Language and Information},
  year={2003},
  volume={12},
  pages={13-45}
}
  • I. Pratt-Hartmann
  • Published 2003
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of Logic, Language and Information
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