A Computational Model of Natural Language Communication: Interpretation, Inference, and Production in Database Semantics / Edition 1

A Computational Model of Natural Language Communication: Interpretation, Inference, and Production in Database Semantics / Edition 1

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by Roland R. Hausser
     
 

The ideal of using human language to control machines requires a practical theory of natural language communication that includes grammatical analysis of language signs, plus a model of the cognitive agent, with interfaces for recognition and action, an internal database, and an algorithm for reading content in and out. This book offers a functional framework for

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The ideal of using human language to control machines requires a practical theory of natural language communication that includes grammatical analysis of language signs, plus a model of the cognitive agent, with interfaces for recognition and action, an internal database, and an algorithm for reading content in and out. This book offers a functional framework for theoretical analysis of natural language communication and for practical applications of natural language processing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540354765
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
09/14/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I The Interfaces and Components: Methodological Foundations.- Interfaces.- Data Structure and Algorithm.- Concept Types and Concept Tokens.- Forms of Thinking.- Part II The Major Constructions of Natural Language: Intra-propositional Functor-Argument Structure.- Extra-propositional Functor-Argument Structure.- Intra-propositional Coordination.- Extra-propositional Coordination.- Intra-propositional and Extra-propositional Coreference.- Part III Formal Fragments: DBS.1: Hearer Mode.- DBS.1: Speaker-Mode.- DBS.2: Hearer-Mode.- DBS.2: Speaker-Mode.- DBS.3: Adnominal and Adverbial Modifiers.- Appendices: Universal Basis of Word Order Variation.- Declarative Description of the Motor Procedure.- Glossary.- Bibliography.- Name Index.-Subject Index

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