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Semantic Interpretation and the Resolution of Ambiguity
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  • Page extent: 280 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.42 kg
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 (ISBN-13: 9780521428989 | ISBN-10: 052142898X)

  • There was also a Hardback of this title but it is no longer available | Adobe eBook
  • Published March 1992

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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.


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.


"...written in engaging, entertaining prose....a responsible piece of creative research, clearly presented and attractively packaged." Computing Reviews

" interesting and enjoyable read....Many of the examples are a delight, and instructive not least because memorable." Computational Linguistics

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