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A first order semantic approach to adjectival inference Marilisa Amoia
 

Summary: A first order semantic approach to adjectival inference
Marilisa Amoia
INRIA/Universit’e de Nancy 1 &
University of the Saarland
Saarbr˜ucken, Germany
amoia@coli.uni­saarland.de
Claire gardent
CNRS/Loria
Campus Scientifique BP 239
54506 Vandoeuvre­les­Nancy, France
claire.gardent@loria.fr
Abstract
As shown in the formal semantics litera­
ture, adjectives can display very different
inferential patterns depending on whether
they are intersective, privative, subsective
or plain non­subsective. Moreover, many
of these classes are often described using
second order constructs. In this paper, we
adopt Hobbs's ontologically promiscuous

  

Source: Amoia, Marilisa - Equipe Talaris, INRIA-Lorraine

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences