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Quantiiers and Partiality

@inproceedings{EijckMay1995QuantiiersAP,
  title={Quantiiers and Partiality},
  author={PartialityJan van EijckMay},
  year={1995}
}
1 Varieties of Partiality Quantiication can involve partiality in several ways. Quantiiers loaded with presuppositions give rise to partiality by introducing truth value gaps (if there are no A, and the quantiier all + carries an existence presupposi-tion, then all + A are B will lack a truth value). The study of quantiiers in contexts of incomplete information involves a quite diierent kind of partial-ity. This paper investigates the behaviour of binary quantiiers in settings of incomplete… Expand
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The Algebraic Semantics of Interrogative NPs
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A new semantic interpretation of interrogative NPs is suggested, based on a novel algebraic theory of the semantics of questions, and notions from generalized quantifier theory are applied to their interpretation. Expand

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