Representing and Reasoning with Events fron Natural Language

@inproceedings{Leith1997RepresentingAR,
  title={Representing and Reasoning with Events fron Natural Language},
  author={Miguel Leith and Jim Cunningham},
  booktitle={ECSQARU-FAPR},
  year={1997}
}
Linguistic categories such as progressives, perfectives, tense and temporal adverbials are at the heart of our ability to describe events in natural language. Following on from the work of Moens and Steedman and the later work of Kent, we have identified a fragment of an interval tense logic of Halpern and Shoham that is expressive enough to represent the temporal readings of many simple sentences involving the linguistic categories listed above, and computable enough for entailment checking to… 
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Modelling Linguistic Events
TLDR
This paper shows how temporal readings of simple sentences involving tense, the progressive and the perfect may be expressed concisely using a fragment of Halpern and Shoham’s interval logic HS, and describes how to obtain the readings using a compositional semantic approach.

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