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Title: Semantics and the Lexicon
Written By: James Pustejovsky

This book integrates the research being carried out in the field of lexical semantics in linguistics with the work on knowledge representation and lexicon design in computational linguistics. It provides a stimulating and unique discussion between the computational perspective of lexical meaning and the concerns of the linguist for the semantic description of lexical items in the context of syntactic descriptions.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0792323866
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 079231963X
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