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Semantic relations in discourse: The current state of ISO 24617-8 R Prasad, H Bunt – … 11th Joint ACL-ISO Workshop on …, 2015 – anthology.aclweb.org … outline its abstract and concrete syntax. The semantics of DRelML annotations, which is defined through a translation into discourse representation structures (DRSs), is outlined in the appendix. Note that annotators only have … Cited by 7 Related articles All 11 versions

Using fred for named entity resolution, linking and typing for knowledge base population S Consoli, DR Recupero – Semantic Web Evaluation Challenge, 2015 – Springer … text. FRED reengineers DRT/Boxing discourse representation structures according to SW and linked data design practices in order to represent events, role labeling, and boxing as typed n-ary logical patterns in RDF/OWL. The … Cited by 6 Related articles All 3 versions

A DRT analysis of discourse referents and anaphora resolution in sign language M Steinbach, E Onea – Journal of Semantics, 2015 – Oxford Univ Press … The main idea is that the universe of discourse referents in a discourse representation structure (DRS) is structured in such a way that it mirrors spatial distinctions, in particular, it mirrors directly binary oppositions between two areas of the signing space. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 3 versions

Conceptual vs. referential affordance in concept composition L McNally, G Boleda, M Baroni – Concept Composition and …, 2015 – researchgate.net … background. Our implementation of DRT will be entirely standard, with just three exceptions. First, we need a means of connecting distributional semantic representations to Discourse Representation Structures (DRSs). Second … Cited by 6 Related articles All 6 versions

The effect of construction frequency and native transfer on second language knowledge of the syntax–discourse interface R Slabakova – Applied Psycholinguistics, 2015 – Cambridge Univ Press … relevant discourse features to constituents located in syntactic positions at the phase edge, yielding the IS ?[p]. These pragmatic structures are subsequently assembled into longer units of text in the discourse module, in the form of discourse representation structures.2 Spanish … Cited by 7 Related articles All 12 versions

Generating formal hardware verification properties from Natural Language documentation CB Harris, IG Harris – Semantic Computing (ICSC), 2015 IEEE …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … While semantic analysis across sentence boundaries can be facilitated though the use of Discourse Representation Structures [7] this capability was outside the parameters of our investigation and so was not implemented. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 2 versions

Combined method of analyzing anaphoric pronouns and inter-sentential relationships between transitive verbs for enhancing pairs of sentences summarization T Tran, DT Nguyen – Artificial Intelligence Perspectives and Applications, 2015 – Springer … Vietnamese sentences”. The main approach consists of two processing threads: • Apply the method, techniques in [16] to resolve anaphoric pronouns and build the structure DRS – Discourse Representation Structure (Cf. [1], [3 … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

The L3 syntax–discourse interface R Slabakova, MPG Mayo – Bilingualism: Language and …, 2015 – Cambridge Univ Press … the relevant discourse features to constituents located in syntactic positions at the phase edge, yielding the information structure ?[p]. These pragmatically enriched structures are subsequently assembled into longer units of text to form discourse representation structures.6 Note … Cited by 10 Related articles All 9 versions

Representing and visualizing text as ontologies: a case from the patent domain S Dasiopoulou, S Lohmann, J Codina… – Proceedings of the …, 2015 – ceur-ws.org … Both use Boxer [7] to extract Discourse Representation Structures (DRSs), namely discourse referents (entities) and conditions (unary and binary relations), and re- spective rules to translate them into ontological representations. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 2 versions

On the principles of interoperable semantic annotation H Bunt – Proceedings of the 11th Joint ACL-ISO Workshop on …, 2015 – anthology.aclweb.org … 1993). The use of Discourse Representation Structure (DRSs) has an advantage over the use of first-order logic, with which DRSs are formally equivalent, since DRSs were designed to facilitate incre- mental construction. This … Cited by 5 Related articles All 11 versions

Information extraction for learning expressive ontologies G Petrucci – European Semantic Web Conference, 2015 – Springer … A radically different approach is presented in [31] where Discourse Representation Theory (DRT, see [19]) is used in order to represent the content of a single document in formal structures called Discourse Representation Structures (DRSs). … Cited by 2 Related articles

Open-domain semantic parsing with boxer J Bos – Proceedings of the 20th Nordic Conference of …, 2015 – ep.liu.se … 2.2 Output The standard output is a meaning representation in the form of a Discourse Representation Structure (Kamp and Reyle, 1993). … Instead, using –theory sdrt, a Seg- mented Discourse Representation Structure is pro- duced, following SDRT (Asher, 1993). … Cited by 2 Related articles All 11 versions

Real robots that pass human tests of self-consciousness S Bringsjord, J Licato, NS Govindarajulu… – Robot and Human …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … E of English, where every processed sentence S is in E . An example of this precedent is the case of S being in conformity with ACE, and the output being in conformity with discourse representation theory (DRT); that is, the output is a discourse representation structure (DRS). … Cited by 7 Related articles All 4 versions

Discourse analysis of arabic documents and application to automatic summarization I Keskes – 2015 – thesesups.ups-tlse.fr Page 1. République Tunisienne Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur, de la Recherche Scientifique et des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication Université de Sfax Faculté des Sciences Économiques et de Gestion de Sfax THESE EN COTUTELLE … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Handling defaults and their exceptions in controlled natural language R Schwitter – Language Production, Cognition, and the Lexicon, 2015 – Springer … Our controlled natural language looks completely natural at first glance since it consists of a well-defined subset of English but it is in fact a formal language that is computer-processable and can be translated unambiguously via discourse representation structures into an … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Modelling consequence relationships between two action, state or process Vietnamese sentences for improving the quality of new meaning-summarizing sentence … Dr Maria Indrawan-Santiago, Dr Gabriele … – … Journal of Pervasive …, 2015 – emeraldinsight.com … sentence. Then main predicates in Discourse Representation Structure – a logical form which represents the semantic of a given pair of sentences – is analyzed and inner- and inter-sentential relationships are determined. The … Cited by 1 Related articles

[BOOK] The Meaning of Space in Sign Language: Reference, Specificity and Structure in Catalan Sign Language Discourse GB Altimira – 2015 – books.google.com … Page 17. Abbreviations xvii SSL TSL Swedish Sign Language Taiwanese Sign Language Other abbreviations DR DRT DRS NP SL Discourse referent Discourse Representation Theory Discourse Representation Structure Noun Phrase Sign language Page 18. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Creating learning material from web resources K Krieger – European Semantic Web Conference, 2015 – Springer … LODifier [1] uses Named Entity Recognition (NER) and maps the named entities to DBpedia URIs. However, in contrast to our approach, the detection of relations between such entities is done by means of statistical parsers and discourse representation structures. … Cited by 2 Related articles

Approaching qualitative spatial reasoning about distances and directions in robotics G Gemignani, R Capobianco, D Nardi – Congress of the Italian Association …, 2015 – Springer … Finally, in [5] a sophisticated robot is described, equipped with a symbolic high-level spoken dialogue system that uses Discourse Representation Structures [6] to represent the meaning of the dialogues that occur with user. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

A formal semantics of the final rise JJ Schlöder – Student Session of the European Summer School in …, 2015 – jjsch.github.io … with every discourse relation. For instance, the truth of Elaborationp?1,?2q must also render ?1 and ?2 true. A logical form in SDRT is a segmented discourse representation structure (henceforth, SDRS). An SDRS consists of … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Syntax as the dynamics of language understanding R Kempson – The Routledge Handbook of Linguistics, 2015 – books.google.com … (3) Every time a colleague arrives late from New York, he will be tired by the end of the day. To obtain the appropriate basis for generality, a level of discourse representation structure (DRS) was defined via a mapping from whatever syntactic structure might be articulated 136 … Cited by 1 Related articles

Integrating multiple dependency corpora for inducing wide-coverage Japanese CCG resources S Uematsu, T Matsuzaki, H Hanaoka, Y Miyao… – ACM Transactions on …, 2015 – dl.acm.org … [2004] proposed a system that computes formal semantic representations based on Discourse Represen- tation Theory (DRT) [Kamp and Reyle 1993] by replacing semantic representations of the original CCG parser with discourse representation structures. ACM Trans. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 8 versions

Speaker and quote reduced parenthetical clauses J Griffiths – Parenthetical verbs. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter, 2015 – books.google.com … As an anaphor, p/x’s resolution is subject to the same accessibility restrictions that govern pronouns. According to DRT, the referents of a discourse representation structure (DRS) K1 are accessible from K2 only if K1= K2 or K1 subordinates K2. … Cited by 5 Related articles

Extended Clinical Discourse Representation Structure for Controlled Natural Language Clinical Decision Support Systems DJM Mendes, IP Rodrigues, CF Baeta… – International Journal of …, 2015 – igi-global.com Abstract To support an end to end Question and Answering system to help the clinical practitioners in a cardiovascular healthcare environment, an extended discourse representation structure CIDERS is introduced. This extension of the well-known DRT ( … Related articles All 4 versions

Ambiguous Antecedents Resolution in Summarization of Vietnamese Sentences Formed by Identical Relationship with Copula “LÀ” T Tran, DT Nguyen – International Conference on Context-Aware Systems …, 2015 – Springer … mechanism in the syntactic tree of theory Unification-Based Grammar [8]. In our approach, we apply Discourse Representation Theory (DRT [4, 9–11]) in which the semantic of a paragraph is represented by a structure called Discourse Representation Structure (DRS) which is a … Related articles

Implementation of an Algorithm to Classify Discourse Segments from Documents for Knowledge Acquisition N Madhusudanan, A Chakrabarti… – ICoRD’15–Research into …, 2015 – Springer … purpose that each tool serves: Boxer and C&C Tools: This is a set of utilities [8] to interpret input text as discourses, provide a representation in the form of Discourse Representation Structures (DRS) [9] and resolve anaphora. … Related articles All 3 versions

Referent Disambiguation for Anaphoric Human Pronouns in Contexts of Pairs of Vietnamese Sentences Using Affecting and Communicating Verbs T Tran, DT Nguyen – International Conference on Context-Aware Systems …, 2015 – Springer … the antecedent for each pronoun. Keywords. Anaphoric human pronoun Ambiguous referent Verbal relationship context Discourse representation structure Semantic representation. 1 Introduction. In general, to understand and … Related articles

Two accounts for recording lexical disambiguations P Piwek – 2015 – mcs.open.ac.uk … Lexically ambiguous expressions are left unaltered. Of course, it may be that we do need to do some processing of the sentences, arriving at computationally more convenient representation (eg a Discourse Representation Structure). … Related articles All 3 versions

Using FRED for Named Entity Resolution, Linking and Typing for Knowledge Base Population STLICN Delle Ricerche – … at ESWC 2015, Portorož, Slovenia, May …, 2015 – books.google.com … FRED reengineers DRT/Boxing discourse representation structures accord- ing to SW and linked data design practices in order to represent events, role labeling, and boxing as typed n-ary logical patterns in RDF/OWL. The main class for typing events in FRED is dul: Event5. … Related articles

Discourse anaphora–theoretical perspectives J Kuhn – 2015 – semanticsarchive.net Page 1. Discourse anaphora – theoretical perspectives [draft of chapter to appear in J. Quer, R. Pfau, and A. Herrmann, eds., Theoretical and Experimental Sign Language Research, Routledge] Jeremy Kuhn Institut Jean Nicod, CNRS, Ecole Normal Supérieure … Related articles

Clinical Practice Ontology Automatic Learning from SOAP Reports D Mendes, IP Rodrigues, CF Baeta – Handbook of Research on …, 2015 – books.google.com … Using the extended discourse representation structure we delve into the interactive CQA that guarantees scientific accurateness and is very Figure 6. KB Enrichment through Interrogation. friendly by usage of natural language in the pro- cess. … All 5 versions

Ontology-Based Interpretation of Natural Language P Cimiano, C Unger, J McCrae – 2015 – aclweb.org … DRT and LTAG are subsequently paired in a representation called DUDES (Dependency- based Underspecified Discourse Representation structures; Cimiano 2009). Here, the DRT- inspired representations are again linked to ontology concepts. … Related articles All 7 versions

The Discourse Structure Of Turkish ISIND SAHIN – 2015 – etd.lib.metu.edu.tr … DCCG Discourse Combinatory Categorial Grammar dcu Discourse Constituent Unit DP Discourse Purpose DRS Discourse Representation Structure DRT Discourse Representation Theory DSP Discourse Segment Purpose IA Individual Annotation … Related articles All 2 versions

Discourse comprehension in simultaneous interpreting A Hild – … and Cognitive Inquiries into Translation and …, 2015 – books.google.com Page 76. chapter 4 Discourse comprehension in simultaneous interpreting he role of expertise and information redundancy Adelina Hild University of Leicester his article reports the results of a mixed-method investigation of … Related articles

The meaning of words and sentences J Saeed – The Routledge Handbook of Linguistics, 2015 – books.google.com … The main form of representation is a Discourse Representation Structure (DRS), usually presented in a box format, as shown below. These DRSs are built up by construction rules from the linguistic input, sentence by sentence. … Related articles All 2 versions

Answer Set Programming for Controlled Natural Language Processing R Schwitter, SC Guy – Joint Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on …, 2015 – peterschueller.com … In contrast to Kamp and Reyle, our extended discourse representation structures (eDRSs) al- low for two additional operators: one for constraints and one for weak negation 1 Some ASP tools [7] allow for double default negated literals in the body of rules, but this construction is … Related articles All 2 versions

A Domain and Language Construct based Mapping to Convert Natural Language Query to SQL A Malik, R Rishi – International Journal of Computer …, 2015 – search.proquest.com … 4, April 2015. generation of SQL query making use of a knowledge Base [10]. DRS (Discourse Representation Structure) are an IL making use of Ontology based semantic interpreter to convert natural language queries to SQL queries. 2.1.3 Database Components. … Related articles All 5 versions

The Theory of Correlation Formulas and Their Application to Discourse Coherence J Michael – 2015 – utexas-ir.tdl.org Page 1. The Theory of Correlation Formulas and Their Application to Discourse Coherence Julian Michael Thesis submitted to The University of Texas at Austin in partial fulfillment of the requirements for graduation with the Dean’s Scholars Honors Degree in Computer Science … Related articles All 4 versions

How Semiotic Modes Work Together in Multimodal Texts: Defining and Representing Intermodal Relations M Siefkes – Online: 10plus1–Living Linguistics, 2015 – researchgate.net … in Sec- tion 2.3. In DRT, a discourse representation structure K consists of a pair ?UK, CK?, where UK is a set of discourse referents and CK is a set of conditions on these discourse refer- ents. SDRT additionally introduces … Related articles All 5 versions

Conditionally interpreted declaratives in Spanish L Mayol – Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2013: …, 2015 – books.google.com … Figure 3 shows a DRT representation of example (2), repeated below for con?- venience. The prosody of the first conjunct indicates the hearer that he needs to embed another DRS (Discourse Representation Structure) into the main DRS. … Related articles

A survey of semantic similarity and its application to social network analysis S Zhang, X Zheng, C Hu – Big Data (Big Data), 2015 IEEE …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … The CF is constructed with concepts in WordNet. The similarity between the texts is measured as the commonalities of their CFs. Another approach [29] has been proposed to measure STS by using Discourse representation Structures (DRS) [30]. … Related articles All 2 versions

Backward-and Forward-Looking Potential of Anaphors PB Schumacher, J Backhaus, M Dangl – Frontiers in psychology, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov … Previous research on Japanese and Chinese, in which the notion of topic is crucial for sentence processing, suggests that topic-marked entities that trigger a shift in the ranking of discourse referents and hence require the updating of discourse representation structure evoke a … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

Temporal Relations in the V1 zhe V2 Construction in Mandarin Chinese JS Wu, LT Juan, JYC Kuo – colips.org Page 1. International Journal on Asian Language Processing 23(1): 47-65 47 Temporal Relations in the V1 zhe V2 Construction in Mandarin Chinese Jiun-Shiung Wu a , Liang-Ting Juan b and Jenny Yi-Chun Kuo c a Institute of Linguistics, National Chung Cheng University … Related articles All 3 versions

From the Language of Legislation to Executable Logic Programs A Wyner – Logic in the Theory and Practice of Lawmaking, 2015 – Springer … 15.4. In the semantic representation, we use a Discourse Representation Structure (DRS see Kamp and Reyle 1993 and Asher 1993), which is a variant of first order logic and supports the semantic representation of aspects of discourse such as pronominal anaphora. In Fig. … Related articles All 3 versions

Advances in Ambiguity less NL SRS: A review MS Husain, MR Beg – researchgate.net … To automate the process, Fuch and Schwitter have built up a tool Attempto. The tool translates complete Requirement Specification in Controlled English into discourse representation structures using first- order predicate logic and optionally Prolog [13]. Wilson et al. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

HG2002 Semantics and Pragmatics F Bond – compling.hss.ntu.edu.sg Page 1. HG2002 Semantics and Pragmatics Semantics and Pragmatics Review Francis Bond Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/home/fcbond/ bond@ieee.org Lecture 12 Location: LT17 HG2002 (2015) Page 2. Review Overview … Related articles All 2 versions

Smart Space Services As A Teaching Aid In History And Cultural Heritage Studies A Varfolomeyev, D Korzun, A Ivanovs, H Soms… – oss.fruct.org … spread natural controlled languages. ACE texts can be 1377 Page 6. translated into the so-called Discourse Representation Structures (DRS) that can be directly correlated with first-order logic formulas. DRS can be translated … Cited by 1 Related articles

Creating Semantic Fingerprints for Web Documents K Krieger, J Schneider, C Nywelt… – Proceedings of the 5th …, 2015 – dl.acm.org … URIs. However, the detection of relations between such en- tities is done by means of statistical parsers and discourse representation structures. To disambiguate concept map- pings, the authors use Wordnet mapping tools. … Related articles

On The Felicitous Applications Of Natural Language MS Naveed, M Sarim, K Ahsan – sci-int.com … constraints. Semantic analyzer also converts the parse tree generated by the CGG parser into discourse representation structures (DRS) predicates, this may be accomplished by using ccg2sem (Prolog package) system. The … Related articles

Measuring out the relation between formal and conceptual semantics T Pross, A Roßdeutscher – ims.uni-stuttgart.de Page 1. Measuring out the relation between formal and conceptual semantics ? Tillmann Pross, Antje Roßdeutscher Institute for Natural Language Processing (IMS), University of Stuttgart prosstn@ims.uni-stuttgart.de;antje@ims.uni-stuttgart.de Abstract … Related articles All 5 versions

Exploiting Connectivity for Case Construction in Learning by Reading D Barbella, KD Forbus – … of the Third Annual Conference on …, 2015 – qrg.northwestern.edu … Semantic interpretation builds up discourse representation structures (DRSs), each of which is a case containing one or more facts. These facts describe relationships between entities, collections that those entities belong to (ie category information), and other DRSs. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions

On the Anaphoricity of Too EG Ruys – Linguistic inquiry, 2015 – MIT Press … 2004) adopt the Discourse Representation Theory (DRT) approach to presupposition (van der Sandt 1992), according to which presuppositions are anaphors that are preferably bound by accessible elements in the Discourse Representation Structure, and accommodated … Related articles All 8 versions

The Typology Of Aspect In The Slavic Imperative SS Alvestad – ????????? – academia.edu … Specifically, in DRT, discourse referents for event types can be freely declared at any level of a DRS (Discourse Representation Structure), particularly,“at a level where they are accessible for a presupposed event type referent coming from a presuppositional type fake IPF”[1 … Related articles All 2 versions

Embedded controlled language to facilitate information extraction from eGov policies H Safwat, N Gruzitis, R Enache, B Davis – Proceedings of the 17th …, 2015 – dl.acm.org … Since, ACE is based on first order logic, it provides many language constructs to provide a consistent linguistic expression, where sentences are in- terpreted into Discourse Representation Structures (DRS), which are syntactical variants of FOL and could be mapped into OWL. … Related articles

Semantic Web Machine Reading with FRED A Gangemia, V Presuttib, DR Recuperob… – semantic-web-journal.org … They are summarised in Table 1. 2.1. From Discourse Representation Structures to RDF/OWL n-ary relations The core of FRED takes as input Discourse Repre- sentation Structures (DRSs), based on Hans Kamp’s Discourse Representation Theory (DRT) [24]. … Related articles All 4 versions

Book Review Cover Sheet The Syntax of Roots and the Roots of Syntax, eds. Artemis Alexiadou, Hagit Borer and Florian Schäfer Reviewed by Itamar Kastner … I Kastner – nyu.edu … Along similar lines, ANTJE ROßDEUTSCHER presents a Discourse Representation Structure analysis of certain constructions in German, including the dative alternation. Roßdeutscher treats roots as predicates which require arguments of different kinds. … Related articles

Pseudo-incorporation in Russian? Aspectual competition and bare singular interpretation O Mueller-Reichau – The Syntax and Semantics …, 2015 – booksandjournals.brillonline.com Page 1. © koninklijke brill nv, leiden, 2015 | doi: 10.1163/9789004291089_009 Pseudo-Incorporation in Russian? Aspectual Competition and Bare Singular Interpretation Olav Mueller-Reichau 1 Introduction Asalanguagewithoutarticles … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Projection in Discourse NJ Venhuizen – semanticsarchive.net Page 1. Projection in Discourse A data-driven formal semantic analysis Noortje Joost Venhuizen Page 2. The work presented in this thesis was carried out under the auspices of the Center for Language and Cognition Groningen … Related articles All 5 versions

Contextual semantics: From quantum mechanics to logic, databases, constraints, and complexity S Abramsky – E. Dzhafarov, S. Jordan, RZ and Cervantes, V., …, 2015 – books.google.com Page 34. Chapter 2 Contextual Semantics: From Quantum Mechanics to Logic, Databases, Constraints, and Complexity Samson Abramsky? The University of Oxford, UK We discuss quantum non-locality and contextuality, emphasising logi- cal and structural aspects. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 15 versions

Lexical Semantics and Model Theory: Together at Last? A Kornai, M Kracht – 2015 – eprints.sztaki.hu Page 1. Proceedings of the 14th Meeting on the Mathematics of Language (MoL 14), pages 51–61, Chicago, USA, July 25–26, 2015. c 2015 Association for Computational Linguistics Lexical Semantics and Model Theory: Together at Last? … Cited by 2 Related articles All 14 versions

A history of semantics K Allan – The Routledge Handbook of Semantics, 2015 – books.google.com … (13) Every girl who owns a pony loves it. (14) If a girl owns a pony, she loves it. A discourse representation structure (DRS) for (14) is (15). The arrow? indicates that the second box is a consequence of the first. The left-hand box is interpreted first, then the right- hand box. … Related articles All 5 versions

Features of an Error Correction Memory to Enhance Technical Texts Authoring in LELIE P Saint-Dizier – International Journal of Knowledge Content …, 2015 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr … This system was initially designed to control software specifications, and has been used more recently in the semantic web. ACE contains a powerful parser, with a large lexicon of more than 100,000 entries, which produces Discourse Representation Structures (DRS). … Related articles All 10 versions

Unsupervised sentence simplification using deep semantics S Narayan, C Gardent – arXiv preprint arXiv:1507.08452, 2015 – arxiv.org … event(X10) explain(X11) event(X11) first(X12) time(X12) agent(X10,X8) patient(X10,X9) agent(X11,X6) patient(X11,X8) for(X10,X12) )) [Discourse Representation Structure produced by BOXER] ROOT O1 X10 X12 X9 R10 R11 X11 X8 X7 R8 X6 R6 R7 X3 X5 X4 X2 X1 R3 X0 … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Inalienable Possession in Amele JR Roberts – 2015 – sil.org … Van Valin (2005:170–175) suggests that an alternative to positing zero anaphora with null pronominals is to have an explicit representation of discourse referents provided by discourse representation structures.4 The referents in the discourse representation structure can be … Related articles

Evaluation of Methods to Identify Assembly Issues in Text N Madhusudanan, B Gurumoorthy… – … Conference on Product …, 2015 – Springer … Hence all such analyses of issues and causes in this work would be eventually performed on a logical form of text rather than the text itself. One example of a logical form (as given by the Discourse Representation Structure (DRS) tool Boxer [13]) is as follows. For the sentence … Related articles

Prior’s individuals H Slater – Synthese, 2015 – Springer … A farmer owns a donkey [(?z)(?t)(Fz.Dt.Ozt)], Kamp’s ‘Discourse Representation Structure’ is [x,y: farmer(x), donkey(y), owns(x,y)]. But that merely says that there are two discourse referents, x and y, with the supposed properties, and does not formalize them explicitly. … Related articles All 2 versions

Incremental interpretation and dynamic semantics A Brasoveanu, J Dotlacil – 2015 – people.ucsc.edu … DPL; Groenendijk and Stokhof 1991). They are instead meant to encode full Discourse Representation Structure (DRS) / DPL formula denotations, ie, binary relations over partial / total variable assignments. Of course, since we … Related articles

Collaborative multilingual knowledge management based on controlled natural language K Kaljurand, T Kuhn, L Canedo – Semantic Web, 2015 – content.iospress.com … phrases, relative clauses and sentences; and anaphoric references to noun phrases through def- inite noun phrases (‘the man’), pronouns (‘it’), and variables (‘X’). Texts built from these units are deter- ministically interpreted via Discourse Representation Structures (DRS) [17 … Cited by 6 Related articles All 3 versions

Reference, Binding, and Presupposition: Three Perspectives on the Semantics of Proper Names E Maier – Erkenntnis, 2015 – Springer … DRT. 4.2 Discourse Representation Theory and Presupposition In Kamp’s Discourse Representation Theory (DRT), contexts and context change potentials are represented as Discourse Representation Structures (DRSs). A … Cited by 3 Related articles All 4 versions

A comparative account of the interpretation of temporal relations in narrative in Vietnamese and English. T Ngo – Languages in Contrast, 2015 – search.ebscohost.com … This point is supported by Kamp and Reyle (1993) who observe in their Discourse Representation Structure Theory that in the relation between e? and e? (e?, e?), if e? is a telic event, then typi- cally it is interpreted as following event e? (e? < e?). … Related articles All 2 versions

Avatar-independent scripting for real-time gesture animation R Kennaway – arXiv preprint arXiv:1502.02961, 2015 – arxiv.org Page 1. Avatar-independent scripting for real-time gesture animation Richard Kennaway School of Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK 2 November 2006 Abstract When animation of a humanoid … Related articles All 7 versions

Global Approach to Scalar Implicatures in DRT JI Yeom – Language and Linguistics, 2015 – lin.sagepub.com … of information. Some seemingly local SIs are actually global SIs that involve anaphoric binding. To deal with such SIs, I will use discourse representation structures (DRSs). Third, there are cases where SIs are really local. To … Related articles All 8 versions

A Natural Language User Interface for a Semantic Web Agent D Samaras – 2015 – repository.ihu.edu.gr … Attempto Parsing Engine (APE) is a tool that translates ACE text unambiguously into Discourse Representation Structures (DRSs). The basic features of the parser are: … 2.2.4 ACE to First-Order Logic ACE text can be translated into Discourse Representation Structures (DRS) … Related articles

Simple Interval Temporal Logic for Natural Language Assertion Descriptions R Alluhaibi – IWCS 2015, 2015 – aclweb.org … specifications. For example, Fuchs et al.(2008) uses CNL to pro- vide a knowledge representation language in several application domains and to translate CNL’s texts to discourse representation structures and first-order logic. … Related articles All 9 versions

Systematic mismatches: Coordination and subordination at three levels of grammar O Belyaev – Journal of Linguistics, 2015 – Cambridge Univ Press Page 1. Systematic mismatches: Coordination and subordination at three levels of grammar1 OLEG BELYAEV Lomonosov Moscow State University & Sholokhov Moscow State University for the Humanities (Received 10 December 2012; revised 22 January 2014) … Cited by 5 Related articles All 5 versions

Analogical Reasoning for Natural to Formal Language Transfer V Letard, S Rosset, G Illouz – Tools with Artificial Intelligence ( …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … gram- mar parsing to transform each part of the input request into a part of the output command, see below: three letter word starting with ‘X’ ? \bX[A-Za-z]{2}\b Another approach from Vadas and Curran [19] parse the request into a discourse representation structure object and … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Using proper names as intermediaries between labelled entity representations H Kamp – Erkenntnis, 2015 – Springer … Part of what has just been said is that DRT is a logical form theory: it accounts for the semantics of a language by assigning to its expressions semantic representations, or ‘logical forms’ (DRT’s so-called Discourse Representation Structures or DRSs) and it is for those logical … Cited by 7 Related articles All 4 versions

The Implicit Dimension of Meaning: Ways of “Filling In” and “Filling Out” Content A Bezuidenhout – Erkenntnis, 2015 – Springer … dynamic nature of semantics. As discourse unfolds, hearers are attempting to build discourse representation structures (DRSs) that represent the information being communicated by the conversational participants. When a speaker … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Book Outline Acts, Products, and Content F Moltmann – Citeseer Page 1. 1 Book Outline Acts, Products, and Content Friederike Moltmann General Description Contemporary semantics is dominated by the view of meanings as abstract objects. This holds in particular for the meanings of sentences … Related articles All 3 versions

Smart semantic multi-channel communication J Chen – 2015 – jyx.jyu.fi … At least you have read one page of this thesis already. i Page 5. Glossary DRS Discourse Representation Structure HTML HyperText Markup Language HTTP Hypertext transfer protocol LD Linked Data LOD Linked Open Data NER Named Entity Recognition … Related articles

Data-driven deep-syntactic dependency parsing M BALLESTEROS, B BOHNET… – Natural Language …, 2015 – Cambridge Univ Press … English). Figure 1 shows the corresponding SSyntSs, PropBank structure, and Discourse Representation Structure (DRS) (the Propbank structure and DRS are, in principle, the same for both the French and the English sentence). … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions

A supervised approach to quantifying sentence similarity: With application to evidence based medicine H Hassanzadeh, T Groza, A Nguyen, J Hunter – PloS one, 2015 – journals.plos.org Following the Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) practice, practitioners make use of the existing evidence to make therapeutic decisions. This evidence, in the form of scientific statements, is usually found in scholarly publications such as randomised control trials and systematic reviews … Cited by 1 Related articles All 10 versions

Extraposition of NPIs from NP J Overfelt – Lingua, 2015 – Elsevier Analyses of extraposition from NP can be divided into those that suppose the extraposed material is base-generated inside the host DP and those that suppose it. Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

From Logic to Language: Natural Language Generation from Logical Forms V Basile – rug.nl Page 1. From Logic to Language: Natural Language Generation from Logical Forms Valerio Basile Page 2. The work presented here was carried out under the auspices of the Center for Lan- guage and Cognition Groningen of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Gronin- gen. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

[BOOK] Participles in Rigvedic Sanskrit: The syntax and semantics of adjectival verb forms JJ Lowe – 2015 – books.google.com … conjunction conv. converb d. dative dct. deictic pronoun def. definite article des. desiderative DRS Discourse Representation Structure DRT Discourse Representation Theory (1/2/3)du. (1st/2nd/3rd person) dual erg. ergative f. feminine g. genitive Gmc. Germanic Goth. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 2 versions

Referential grounding towards mediating shared perceptual basis in situated dialogue C Liu – 2015 – cse.msu.edu Page 1. REFERENTIAL GROUNDING TOWARDS MEDIATING SHARED PERCEPTUAL BASIS IN SITUATED DIALOGUE By Changsong Liu A DISSERTATION Submitted to Michigan State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of … Related articles All 2 versions

Toward a Logical Description of Double-R Grammar JT Ball – doublertheory.com Page 1. Toward a Logical Description of Double-R Grammar Jerry T. Ball Last Updated on 16 July 2015 Introduction This paper presents a logical description of Double-R Grammar – a computational Cognitive Grammar of English … Related articles

Representing meaning with a combination of logical form and vectors I Beltagy, S Roller, P Cheng, K Erk… – arXiv preprint arXiv: …, 2015 – arxiv.org … and Steedman (2013). In our system, we use Boxer (Bos 2008), a software package for wide-coverage semantic analysis that produces logical forms using Discourse Representation Structures (Kamp and Reyle 1993). It builds … Cited by 4 Related articles All 5 versions

Bare nouns in Persian F Modarresi – 2015 – edoc.hu-berlin.de … CG Common Ground VP Verb Phrase DP Determiner Phrase MH Mapping Hypothesis LF Logical Form DRT Discourse Representation Theory CF Contrastive Focus EC Existential Closure DRS Discourse Representation Structures DR Discourse Referent Page 13. Page 14. 1 … Related articles All 2 versions

Accommodating Complex Chained Prepositional Phrases in Natural Language Query Interface to an Event-Based Triplestore E Emami – 2015 – scholar.uwindsor.ca Page 1. University of Windsor Scholarship at UWindsor Electronic Theses and Dissertations 2015 Accommodating Complex Chained Prepositional Phrases in Natural Language Query Interface to an Event-Based Triplestore Elham Emami University of Windsor … Related articles

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Overcoming challenges of semantic question answering in the semantic web K Höffner, S Walter, E Marx, J Lehmann… – Semantic Web … – semantic-web-journal.net Page 1. Undefined 0 (2015) 1–0 1 IOS Press Overcoming Challenges of Semantic Question Answering in the Semantic Web Konrad Höffner a, Sebastian Walter b, Edgard Marx a, Jens Lehmann a, Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo … Related articles

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Analysing normative contracts-On the semantic gap between natural and formal languages JJ Camilleri – 2015 – gupea.ub.gu.se Page 1. Thesis for the Degree of Licentiate of Philosophy Analysing normative contracts On the semantic gap between natural and formal languages John J. Camilleri Department of Computer Science and Engineering Chalmers … Related articles

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[BOOK] Semantic Modeling of Textual Entailment: Proof-Based Annotation in a Compositional Framework A Toledo – 2015 – dspace.library.uu.nl Page 1. Semantic Modeling of Textual Entailment: Proof-Based Annotation in a Compositional Framework Page 2. Published by LOT phone: +31 30 253 6111 Trans 10 e-mail: lot@uu.nl 3512 JK Utrecht http://www.lotschool.nl The Netherlands … Related articles