Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Translate This Website
International Translation Network
 
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
  Our Catalog   Computers & Technology   Computer Science   AI & Machine Learning

From Discourse to Logic: Introduction to Modeltheoretic Semantics of Natural Language, Formal Logic and Discourse Representation Theory (Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy)


On Sale Now! Save 7% on the From Discourse to Logic: Introduction to Modeltheoretic Semantics of Natural Language, Formal Logic and Discourse Representation Theory (Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy) by Brand: Springer at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Preface This book is about semantics and logic. More specifically, it is about the semantics and logic of natural language; and, even more


Product Description

Preface This book is about semantics and logic. More specifically, it is about the semantics and logic of natural language; and, even more specifically than that, it is about a particular way of dealing with those subjects, known as Discourse Representation Theory, or DRT. DRT is an approach towards natural language semantics which, some thirteen years ago, arose out of attempts to deal with two distinct problems. The first of those was the semantic puzzle that had been brought to contempo­ rary attention by Geach's notorious "donkey sentences" - sentences like If Pedro owns some donkey, he beats it, in which the anaphoric connection we perceive between the indefinite noun phrase some donkey and the pronoun it may seem to conflict with the existential meaning of the word some. The second problem had to do with tense and aspect. Some languages, for instance French and the other Romance languages, have two morphologically distinct past tenses, a simple past (the French Passe Simple) and a continuous past (the French Imparfait). To articulate precisely what the difference between these tenses is has turned out to be surprisingly difficult.

Additional Information

Manufacturer:Springer
Brand:Brand: Springer
Publisher:Springer
Studio:Springer
EAN:9780792310280
Item Weight:2.29 pounds
Item Size:1.67 x 9.17 x 9.17 inches
Package Weight:2.76 pounds
Package Size:6.1 x 1.67 x 1.67 inches

From Discourse to Logic: Introduction to Modeltheoretic Semantics of Natural Language, Formal Logic and Discourse Representation Theory (Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy) by Brand: Springer

Buy Now:
From Discourse to Logic: Introduction to Modeltheoretic Semantics of Natural Language, Formal Logic and Discourse Representation Theory (Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy)

Brand: Brand: Springer
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$59.99
$55.93
You Save: 7%


Quantity:  

 


View More In AI & Machine Learning.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product by Brand: Springer, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Last:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


By Morgan and Claypool Publishers
ean: 9781598295993, isbn: 1598295993,
Considerable progress has been made in recent years in the development of dialogue systems that support robust and efficient human-machine interaction using spoken language. Spoken dialogue technology allows various interactive applications to be bui...

By Psychology Press
ean: 9780805815252, isbn: 0805815252,
This book's main goal is to show readers how to use the linguistic theory of Noam Chomsky, called Universal Grammar, to represent English, French, and German on a computer using the Prolog computer language. In so doing, it presents a follow-the-dots...

By A Bradford Book
mpn: new-Nov09usbook-2017-c097792, ean: 9780262620895, isbn: 9780262620895,
In Speaking, Willem "Pim" Levelt, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Psycholinguistik, accomplishes the formidable task of covering the entire process of speech production, from constraints on conversational appropriateness to articulation and ...

By Brand: Springer
mpn: 1, ean: 9781852334642, isbn: 1852334649,
A well-written and accessible introduction to the most important features of formal languages and automata theory. It focuses on the key concepts, illustrating potentially intimidating material through diagrams and pictorial representations, and this...

By Bloomsbury Academic
ean: 9781474246415, isbn: 1474246419,
This book aims to inform researchers with an interest in natural language generation about advances in the field. It is organised around four topics – system architectures, content planning, discourse planning and realisation in linguistic form - a...

By Springer
mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9783540340454, isbn: 9783540340454,
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language, PROPOR 2006. The 20 revised full papers and 17 revised short papers presented here are organized in to...

By Brand: John Benjamins Publishing Company
ean: 9789027249937, isbn: 9027249938,
This text covers the technologies of document retrieval, information extraction, and text categorization in a way which highlights commonalities in terms of both general principles and practical concerns. It assumes some mathematical background on th...

By Apress
ean: 9781430242901, isbn: 1430242906,
Now available in paperback― Lisp is often thought of as an academic language, but it need not be. This is the first book that introduces Lisp as a language for the real world. Practical Common Lisp presents a thorough introduction to Common Lis...

By Morgan & Claypool Publishers
ean: 9781598299328, isbn: 1598299328,
This book introduces Chinese language-processing issues and techniques to readers who already have a basic background in natural language processing (NLP). Since the major difference between Chinese and Western languages is at the word level, the boo...

By Brand: Springer
ean: 9781402007637, isbn: 1402007639,
In case you are considering to adopt this book for courses with over 50 students, please contact ties.nijssen@springer.com  for more information. This introduction to mathematical logic starts with propositional calculus and first-order logic. Topic...



Privacy Policy / Terms of Service
© 2018 - translateth.is. All Rights Reserved.