On Semantic Underspecification 1. Underspecification Phenomena

@inproceedings{Pinkal1999OnSU,
  title={On Semantic Underspecification 1. Underspecification Phenomena},
  author={Manfred Pinkal},
  year={1999}
}
Scope, especially quantiier scope, is the rst and best investigated phenomenon in the eld of underspeciication 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 ne-grained. An example is (1a), which can be assigned either (1b) or (1c) as logical representation, although in many cases the relative scope of universal and… CONTINUE READING
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