Issues in Mathematical Linguistics: Workshop on Mathematical Linguistics, State College, PA, April 1998 (Studies in Functional and Structural Linguist
By: Carlos Martin-Vide (editor)Hardback
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This brief collection of refereed papers approaches several technical as well as methodological aspects of the mathematical formalization of natural language, particularly in syntax and in semantics. Such kind of investigation is a prerequisite for the computational processing of language and is narrowly related to current developments in other disciplines, namely theoretical computer science and mathematical logic. The volume offers a coherent picture of recent research on the mathematics of language, and may be of interest to a wide audience, from linguists to mathematicians. Detailed indexes of authors and topics provide an easy access to the contents.
1. Foreword; 2. Table of Contents; 3. List of Contributors; 4. Commands as binary relations (by Del Vigna, Claude); 5. Generalized minimalist grammars (by Gutierrez-Rexach, Javier); 6. An infinite hierachy of midly context-sensitive families of languages (by Kudlek, Manfred); 7. Some uses and abuses of mathematics in linguistics (by Manaster-Ramer, Alexis); 8. Logical splicing in natural languages (by Manca, Vincenzo); 9. X-families: an approach to the study of families of syntactically similar languages (by Martin-Vide, Carlos); 10. Overparsing (by Quesada, Jose Francisco); 11. Computational complexity in language models (by Savitch, Walter J.); 12. Grammar efficiency and the historical development of word order in French (by Vulanovic, Relja); 13. Author Index; 14. Subject Index
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