Structure and Intonation

@inproceedings{Steedman2014StructureAI,
  title={Structure and Intonation},
  author={Mark Steedman},
  year={2014}
}
Rules for assigning phrasal intonation to sentences are often assumed to require an autonomous level of "intonational structure", distinct from what is usually thought of as surface syntactic structure. The present paper argues that the requisite notion of structure can be subsumed under the generalised notion of surface structure that emerges from the combinatory extension of Categorial Grammar. According to this theory, the syntactic structures and the intonational structures of English are… CONTINUE READING
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