Assigning a Semantic Scope to Operations

@inproceedings{Poesio1993AssigningAS,
  title={Assigning a Semantic Scope to Operations},
  author={Massimo Poesio},
  booktitle={ACL},
  year={1993}
}
I propose that the characteristics of the scope disambiguation process observed in the literature can be explained in terms of the way in which the model of the situation described by a sentence is built. The model construction procedure I present builds an event structure by identifying the situations associated with the operators in the sentence and their mutual dependency relations, as well as the relations between these situations and other situations in the context. The procedure takes… CONTINUE READING

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