Compositional Semantics of Coordination using Synchronous Tree Adjoining Grammar

@inproceedings{Han2008CompositionalSO,
  title={Compositional Semantics of Coordination using Synchronous Tree Adjoining Grammar},
  author={Chung-Hye Han and David Potter and Dennis Ryan Storoshenko},
  booktitle={TAG},
  year={2008}
}
In this paper, we propose a compositional semantics for DP coordination and VP coordination, using Synchronous Tree Adjoining Grammar (STAG). We take advantage of STAG’s capacity to provide an isomorphic derivation of semantic trees in parallel to syntactic ones, using substitution and adjoining in both syntax and semantics. In addition, we use unreduced λ-expressions in semantic elementary trees, as in Han (2007). This allows us to build the logical forms by applying λ-conversion and other… CONTINUE READING