There is a growing awareness of the significance and value that modelling using information technology can bring to the functionally oriented linguistic enterprise. This encompasses a spectrum of areas as diverse as concept modelling, language processing and grammar modelling, conversational agents, and the visualisation of complex linguistic information in a functional linguistic perspective. This edited volume offers a collection of papers dealing with different aspects of computational modelling of language and grammars, within a functional perspective at both the theoretical and application levels. As a result, this volume represents the first instance of contemporary functionally oriented computational treatments of a variety of important language and linguistic issues. This book presents current research on functionally oriented computational models of grammar, language processing and linguistics, concerned with a broadly functional computational linguistics that also contributes to our understanding of languages within a functional and cognitive linguistic, computational research agenda.
1. Introduction (by Nolan, Brian); 2. From the extraction of continuous features in parallel texts to visual analytics of heterogeneous areal-typological datasets (by Mayer, Thomas); 3. Lexical-syntactic analysis model of Spanish multi-word expressions (by Leoni de Leon, Jorge Antonio); 4. Three-place predicates in RRG: A computational approach (by Gottschalk, Judith); 5. A Role and Reference Grammar parser for German (by Diedrichsen, Elke); 6. Extending a lexicalist functional grammar through speech acts, constructions and conversational software agents (by Nolan, Brian); 7. The implementation of the CLS constructor in ARTEMIS (by Perinan-Pascual, Carlos); 8. FrameNet and FunGramKB: A comparison of two computational resources for semantic knowledge representation (by Luzondo Oyon, Alba); 9. Exploring the thematic-frame mapping in FunGramKB (by Guerra Garcia, Fatima); 10. FunGramKB term extractor: A tool for building terminological ontologies from specialised corpora (by Felices-Lago, Angel); 11. Deep semantic representation in a domain-specific ontology: Linking EcoLexicon to FunGramKB (by San Martin, Antonio); 12. A functional and constructional approach for specialized knowledge resources (by Sanchez-Cardenas, Beatriz); 13. Applying the lexical constructional model to ontology building (by Montiel-Ponsoda, Elena); 14. The interaction of non-linguistic and linguistic knowledge in FunGramKB (by Guerra Garcia, Fatima); 15. Low-level situational cognitive models within the Lexical Constructional Model and their computational implementation in FunGramKB (by Ruiz de Mendoza Ibanez, Francisco Jose); 16. Index