By Matthias Irmer
This ebook offers paintings on bridging inferences in discourse interpretation. It develops a formalization that allows integrating oblique anaphora within the development of a established discourse illustration. From a broader point of view, it presents an appropriate dynamic-logic framework which may account for underspecifications in solidarity and coherence of discourses via both inferentially resolving or contextually constraining them. unique awareness is given to the answer of bridging anaphora through integrating encyclopedic wisdom encoded in FrameNet right into a formal concept of discourse constitution as supplied via Segmented Discourse illustration idea. A moment concentration lies at the discourse results of Clitic Left Dislocation in Spanish. furthermore, the ebook presents a synopsis of the issues, tools, techniques, and desiderata of study on textual content, context, and discourse interpretation from formal, computational, cognitive, and mental issues of view. important themes comprise pragmatic inferences and defeasible reasoning, the typical flooring, unity and anaphora solution, coherence and discourse constitution, and discourse interpretation. the amount may possibly hence additionally function a reference publication on textual content that means and context.
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Bridging Inferences: Constraining and Resolving Underspecification in Discourse Interpretation (Language, Context and Cognition) by Matthias Irmer