ON SEMANTIC UNDERSPECIFICATION

@inproceedings{Pinkal1999ONSU,
  title={ON SEMANTIC UNDERSPECIFICATION},
  author={Manfred Pinkal},
  year={1999}
}
Scope, especially quantifier scope, is the first and best investigated phenomenon in the field of underspecification research. The use of logic representation languages in natural language semantics often requires a choice between alternative scopings in the interpretation process, where this choice seems to be premature or unnecessarily fine-grained. An example is (la), which can be assigned either (lb) or (1c) as logical representation, although in many cases the relative scope of universal… CONTINUE READING

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