Restricting the Weak-Generative Capacity of Synchronous Tree-Adjoining Grammars

@article{Shieber1994RestrictingTW,
  title={Restricting the Weak-Generative Capacity of Synchronous Tree-Adjoining Grammars},
  author={Stuart M. Shieber},
  journal={Computational Intelligence},
  year={1994},
  volume={10},
  pages={371-385}
}
The formalism of synchronous tree-adjoining grammars, a variant of standard tree-adjoining grammars (TAG), was intended to allow the use of TAGs for language transduction in addition to language specification. In previous work, the definition of the transduction relation defined by a synchronous TAG was given by appeal to an iterative rewriting process. The rewriting definition of derivation is problematic in that it greatly extends the expressivity of the formalism and makes the design of… CONTINUE READING
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