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Semantic Interpretation and the Resolution of Ambiguity

Semantic Interpretation and the Resolution of Ambiguity

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Part of Studies in Natural Language Processing

  • Date Published: March 1992
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521428989

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  • In this particularly well written volume Graeme Hirst presents a theoretically motivated foundation for semantic interpretation (conceptual analysis) by computer, and shows how this framework facilitates the resolution of both lexical and syntactic ambiguities.

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    • Date Published: March 1992
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521428989
    • length: 280 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.42kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Introduction
    2. Semantic interpretation
    3. The Absity semantic interpreter
    4. Lexical disambiguation
    5. Polaroid words
    6. Structural disambiguation
    7. The semantic enquiry desk
    8. Conclusion
    9. Speculations, partially baked ideas, and exercises for the reader
    References
    Index of names
    Index of subjects.

  • Author

    Graeme Hirst
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