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Title: Semantics and Syntax in Lexical Functional Grammar
Written By: Mary Dalrymple

The glue approach has attracted significant attention from, among others, logicians working in the relatively new and active field of linear logic; linguists interested in a deductive approach to the interface between syntax and semantics within a nontransformational, constraint-based syntactic framework; and computational linguists and computer scientists interested in an approach to semantic composition that is grounded in a conceptually simple but powerful computational framework.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: MIT Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0262041715
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 409pp
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