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Saarland University Computer Science

Tree Descriptions, Constraints and Incrementality

Denys Duchier, Claire Gardent

Computing Meaning, Volume 2, Vol. 77 of Studies In Linguistics And Philosophy, pp. 205--227, Kluwer Academic Publishers, December 2001

In extitA Constraint-Based Treatment of Descriptions, we presented a constraint-based method for enumerating the models satisfying a given tree description and described its application to the underspecified semantic representation of discourse advocated by Gardent & Webber (1998). In this paper, we indicate how the approach may be further extended to support discourse level extitincremental processing.
extbfKeywords: incremental processing, underspecified representations, tree descriptions, dominance constraints, constraint programming, discourse semantics.

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