Distributivity, Collectivity, and Cumulativity in Terms of (In)dependence and Maximality

@article{Robaldo2011DistributivityCA,
  title={Distributivity, Collectivity, and Cumulativity in Terms of (In)dependence and Maximality},
  author={Livio Robaldo},
  journal={Journal of Logic, Language and Information},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={233-271}
}
This article proposes a new logical framework for NL quantification. The framework is based on Generalized Quantifiers, Skolem-like functional dependencies, and Maximality of the involved sets of entities. Among the readings available for NL sentences, those where two or more sets of entities are independent of one another are particularly challenging. In the literature, examples of those readings are known as Collective and Cumulative readings. This article briefly analyzes previous approaches… CONTINUE READING

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