The thrust of this book is to provide a model of lexical relations that reconciles the lexicon's idiosyncratic and productive aspects. Building on work in Head-driven Phrase-Structure Grammar, an organization of lexical knowledge is proposed called the Type Underspecified Hierarchical Lexicon through which partial regularities, medium-size generalization, and truly productive processes receive a unified model. Its basic thesis is that all lexical relations reduce to categorization (the membership of the two related lexemes in a common category) and that category intersection is the only mechanism needed to model lexical processes, provided lexical items can be stored partially underspecified as to their category membership.
|Publisher:||Center for the Study of Language and Inf|
|Series:||Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)|
Table of Contents1. Introduction; 2. Two kinds of lexical relations; 3. On-line type construction; 4. A typed constituent structure-based morphology; 5. The and/or nature of morphological processes; 6. Conclusion; Appendix; Type declarations; Bibliography; Index.