Ambiguity Under Changing Contexts

Author: Fernando, T.

Source: Linguistics and Philosophy, Volume 20, Number 6, December 1997 , pp. 575-606(32)

Publisher: Springer

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Notions of disambiguation supporting a compositional interpretation of ambiguous expressions and reflecting intuitions about how sentences combine in discourse are investigated. Expressions are analyzed both inductively by breaking them apart, and co-inductively by embedding them within larger contexts.

Document Type: Regular Paper

Affiliations: Universität Stuttgart, Institut für maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung, Stuttgart, Germany. E-mail

Publication date: December 1, 1997

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