Predicative Forms in Natural Language and in Lexical Knowledge Bases

Overview

This book presents, by means of a number of articles, a survey and a set of projects in computational lexical semantics. The most crucial aspects of ongoing research on predicates are presented: verb semantic classifications, relations between syntax and semantics, Wordnet for Verbs, multilinguism, lexical knowledge bases and lexical acquisition, the generative lexicon.
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Overview

This book presents, by means of a number of articles, a survey and a set of projects in computational lexical semantics. The most crucial aspects of ongoing research on predicates are presented: verb semantic classifications, relations between syntax and semantics, Wordnet for Verbs, multilinguism, lexical knowledge bases and lexical acquisition, the generative lexicon.
Predicative Forms in Natural Language and in Lexical Knowledge Bases is designed for professors, researchers and graduate students in the area of language processing and semantics.

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'...it does, nonetheless, present a useful and eclectic review of European and US work in computational lexical semantics and is particularly informative for those working at the lexical semanticssyntax interface.'
Linguistics, Volume 37 (2001)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789048151462
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/7/2010
  • Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology Series , #6
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 379
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. An introduction to the Lexical Semantics of Predicative Forms; P. Saint-Dizier. A Comparison of Different Lexical Semantics Approaches for Transfer Verbs with a Particular Emphasis on Buy/Sell; F. Busa, et al. The Organization of Verbs and Verb Concepts in a Semantic Net; C. Fellbaum. Describing Verb Semantics in a Type Hierarchy: Disambiguation of Italian Verbs; A. Stein. Alternations and Verb Semantic Classes for French: Analysis and Class Formation; P. Saint-Dizier. Semantics in Action; E. Viegas, et al. Corpus-Based Argument Identification Using a Statistically Enriched Valency MRD; D. Kokkinakis. Capturing Motion Verb Generalizations in Synchronous Tree-Adjoining Grammar; M. Palmer, et al. Some Syntactic Consequences of Argument Structure Dimensions; C. Jones. Pragmatic Connectives as Predicates. The Case of Inferential Connectives; J. Jayez, C. Rossari. Interlingual Representations of Complex Predicates in a Multilingual Approach: The Problem of Lexical Selection; M.A. Zarco. The Semantics of Event-Based Nominals; F. Busa. Index.

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