Aspectual classes and scales of change

@inproceedings{Beavers2013AspectualCA,
  title={Aspectual classes and scales of change},
  author={John Beavers},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract Standard models of aspectual classes focus on event decompositional or featural distinctions. However, such classifications often over- or under-generate, and do not necessarily capture the temporal properties aspectual classifications are based on. I develop a predictive model of aspectual classes based on theories of scalar change, taking two independently motivated properties of scales as key: (a) how specific the predicate is about the theme's final state on the scale and (b) the… 

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