Resolution of quantifier scope ambiguities.

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Various processing principles have been suggested to be governing the resolution of quantifier scope ambiguities in sentences such as Every kid climbed a tree. This paper investigates structural principles, that is, those which refer to the syntactic or semantic positions of the quantified phrases. To test these principles, the preferred interpretations for… (More)

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@article{Kurtzman1993ResolutionOQ, title={Resolution of quantifier scope ambiguities.}, author={Howard S. Kurtzman and Maurice Macdonald}, journal={Cognition}, year={1993}, volume={48 3}, pages={243-79} }