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Title: Computing Natural Language
Written By: Atocha Aliseda
Dag Westerståhl
Rob van Glabbeek

Computing Natural Language pursues the recent increased interest in the interface of logic, language and computation, with applications to artificial intelligence and machine learning. It contains a variety of contributions to the logical and computational analysis of natural language. A wide range of logical and computational tools are employed and applied to such varied areas as context-dependency, linguistic discourse, and formal grammar; This volume is a collection of papers illustrating state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research collecting logic, language, computation and AI. The papers in this volume deal with context-dependency from philosophical, computational, and logical points of view. A logical framework for combining dynamic discourse semantics and preferential reasoning in AI is also presented. Other subjects include negative polarity items in connection with affective predicates; Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar from a perspective of type theory and category theory; and an axiomatic theory of machine learning of natural language, with applications to physics word problems.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: CSLI Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1575861003
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 158 p

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1575861011
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 158 p