Reanalysis and Limited Repair Parsing : Leaping off the Garden Path *

  title={Reanalysis and Limited Repair Parsing : Leaping off the Garden Path *},
  author={Richard Lewis},
This chapter develops a theory of reanalysis called limited repair parsing. Repair parsers deal with the problem of local ambiguity in part by modifying previously built structure when the chosen structure later proves to be inconsistent. This modification of existing structure distinguishes repair parsing from parallel or multi-path parsing, least-commitment parsing, backtracking, or reparsing strategies. Parsers with a limited capability for repair are psycholinguistically important because… CONTINUE READING


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