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A Formal Semantics for Editing and Generating Plurals

Piwek, Paul (2000). A Formal Semantics for Editing and Generating Plurals. In: Procs of COLING 2000 pp. 607–613.

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Abstract

We present a formal semantics for an object-oriented formalism which allows for the representation of plural objects (such as 'Three N', Most of the N', 'Some N', . . .). the semantics is given in terms of a mapping to a variant of Discourse Representation Theory. It is motivated by its suitability for natural language generation and interactives editing of the representations.

Item Type: Conference Item
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 12130
Depositing User: Paul Piwek
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2008 01:27
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2016 01:51
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/12130
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