Wide-Coverage Semantic Representations from a CCG Parser

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This paper shows how to construct semantic representations from the derivations produced by a wide-coverage CCG parser. Unlike the dependency structures returned by the parser itself, these can be used directly for semantic interpretation. We demonstrate that well-formed semantic representations can be produced for over 97% of the sentences in unseen WSJ text. We believe this is a major step towards widecoverage semantic interpretation, one of the key objectives of the field of NLP.

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@inproceedings{Bos2004WideCoverageSR, title={Wide-Coverage Semantic Representations from a CCG Parser}, author={Johan Bos and Stephen Clark and Mark Steedman and James R. Curran and Julia Hockenmaier}, booktitle={COLING}, year={2004} }