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Combining Montague Semantics and Discourse Representation

By Reinhard Muskens

Abstract

This paper embeds the core part of Discourse Representation Theory in the classical theory of types plus a few simple axioms that allow the theory to express key facts about variables and assignments on the object level of the logic. It is shown how the embedding can be used to combine core analyses of natural language phenomena in Discourse Representation Theory with analyses that can be obtained in Montague Semantics

Topics: Philosophy of Language, Computational Linguistics, Semantics, Logic
Year: 1996
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:4715

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