Constraint-based Semantics

@inproceedings{Nerbonne1991ConstraintbasedS,
  title={Constraint-based Semantics},
  author={John Nerbonne and K. S. Halvorsen and Bob Kasper and Uli Krieger and Joachim H. Laubsch},
  year={1991}
}
Montague's famous characterization of the homomorphic relation between syntax and semantics naturally gives way in computational applications to constraint-based formulations. This was originally motivated by the close harmony it provides with syntax, which is universally processed in a constraint-based fashion. Employing the same processing discipline in syntax and semantics allows that their processing (and indeed other processing) can be as tightly coupled as one wishes|indeed, there needn't… CONTINUE READING

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