Inference and Computational Semantics

@article{Blackburn2004InferenceAC,
  title={Inference and Computational Semantics},
  author={Patrick Blackburn and Michael Kohlhase},
  journal={Journal of Logic, Language and Information},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={117-120}
}
In this paper we discuss inference in computational semantics. In particular, we argue that state-of-the-art methods in first-order theorem proving and model generation are of direct relevance to inference for natural language processing. This claim is based on our experience of implementing van der Sandt’s approach to presupposition, and much of the paper discusses this application. Incidentally, the reader can experiment with this implementation over the internet: most of what is discussed… 

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