Underspecification and Anaphora : Theoretical Issues and Preliminary Evidence

@inproceedings{Poesio2005UnderspecificationAA,
  title={Underspecification and Anaphora : Theoretical Issues and Preliminary Evidence},
  author={Massimo Poesio},
  year={2005}
}
Much experimental work in psycholinguistics suggests that fully specified syntactic and semantic interpretations are obtained incrementally. The finding that intepretation takes place incrementally is very robust and underlies our own view of sentence processing as well; however, most of this work tends to test very simple interpretive judgments, and using materials which have very clean-cut interpretations, which makes the view expressed above more questionable when applied to semantic… CONTINUE READING
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