Paraphrase Grammars

Paraphrase Grammars

by R.M. Smaby

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401033404
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/12/2011
Series: Formal Linguistics Series , #2
Edition description: 1971
Pages: 145
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

I: Introduction.- 1. The Transformational Approach.- 2. The Paraphrase Relation.- 3. Paraphrase Grammars.- 4. Compositional Grammars.- 5. Substitution.- 6. Admission Conditions.- 7. Equivalence.- 8. Functional Notation.- 9. Summary.- II: The Paraphrase Relation.- 1. The Study of the Paraphrase Relation.- 2. Collection of Data.- 3. Selection of Data.- 4. Generalization of the Paraphrastic Relationships.- 5. Systematization of the Paraphrase Relation.- 6. Summary.- III: Compositional Grammars.- 1. The Compositional Approach.- 2. A Simple Compositional Language: P.- 3. Compositional Grammars and the Co-Occurrence Problem.- 4. ‘Projection Rules’.- 5. Summary.- IV: Substitution.- 1. The Substitution Concept.- 2. The Presence of Substitution.- 3. A Notation for Substitution.- 4. The Generality of Substitution.- 5. Operations and Transformations.- 6. Summary.- V: Admission and Equivalence.- 1. Admission Conditions.- 2. Ordering of Transformations.- 3. A Recursive Definition and an Admission Condition.- 4. Equivalence.- 5. Summary.- VI: Functional Representation.- 1. Functional Notation.- 2. Functions and Transformations.- 3. Functions and Phonology: the Relative Clause.- 4. Summary.- VII: The Structure of Paraphrase Grammars.- 1. The Recursive Enumerability of the Transformation Relation.- 2. Elementary Transformations.- 3. Summary.- Appendix: Recursive Enumerability.- Index of Subjects.

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