Semantics and the Lexicon

Semantics and the Lexicon

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This book integrates the research being carried out in the field of lexical semantics in linguistics with the work on knowledge representation and lexicon design in computational linguistics. It provides a stimulating and unique discussion between the computational perspective of lexical meaning and the concerns of the linguist for the semantic description of lexical items in the context of syntactic descriptions.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 420 pages
  • 156 x 233.9 x 25.4mm | 780.19g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1993 ed.
  • 8 Tables, black and white; VIII, 420 p.
  • 079231963X
  • 9780792319634

Table of contents

Preface; J. Pustejovsky. 1. Introduction; J. Pustejovsky. Part I: Fundamentals of Lexical Structure. 2. X'-Semantics; R. Jackendoff. 3. The Syntax of Metaphorical Semantic Roles; G. Lakoff. 4. Levels of Lexical Representation; M. Rappaport, M. Laughren, B. Levin. 5. Case Marking and the Semantics of Mental Verbs; W. Croft. 6. Type Coercion and Lexical Selection; J. Pustejovsky. Part II: Mapping from Lexical Semantics and Syntax. 7. Nominalization and Predicative Prepositional Phrases; J. Grimshaw, E. Williams. 8. Adjectives, Nominals, and the Status of Arguments; R.J.P. Ingria, L.M. George. 9. Unaccusativity in Dutch: Integrating Syntax and Lexical Semantics; A. Zaenen. 10. Verbs in Depictives and Resultatives; T.R. Rapoport. 11. Explicit Syntax in the Lexicon: the Representation of Nominalizations; T. Roeper. Part III: Computational Models of Lexical Knowledge. 12. Lexical Structure and Conceptual Structure; J.F. Sowa. 13. Lexical Semantic Constraints; D. Fass. 14. Lexical and Conceptual Structures for Knowledge Based Translation; S. Nirenburg, C. Defrise. 15. Models for Lexical Knowledge Bases; B. Boguraev, B. Levin. 16. Providing Machine Tractable Dictionary Tools; Y. Wilks, D. Fass, Cheng-ming Guo, J. McDonald, T. Plate, B. Slator. Name Index. Subject Index.
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