Semantic Abstraction and Anaphora

  title={Semantic Abstraction and Anaphora},
  author={Mark Johnson and Martin Kay},
This paper describes a way of expressing syntactic rules that ~kssociate semantic formulae with strings, but in a manner thai is independent of the syntactic details of these formulac. In particular we show how the same rules construct predicate argument formulae in the style of Montague grammar[131, rap_ resentations reminiscent of situation semantics(Barwise and Perry 121) and of the event logic of Davidson [5], or representations inspired by the discourse representations proposed by Kamp… CONTINUE READING