By Harry Bunt,Reinhard Muskens
This e-book presents an in-depth view of the present matters, difficulties and methods within the computation of which means as expressed in language. aimed toward linguists, machine scientists, and logicians with an curiosity within the computation of which means, this ebook specializes in major subject matters in fresh examine in computational semantics. the 1st subject is the definition and use of underspecified semantic representations, i.e. formal buildings that signify a part of the which means of a linguistic item whereas leaving different elements unspecified. the second one subject mentioned is semantic annotation. Annotated corpora became an crucial source either for linguists and for builders of language and speech expertise, specially whilst utilized in mix with computing device studying equipment. The annotation in corpora has purely marginally addressed semantic details, although, on account that semantic annotation methodologies are nonetheless of their infancy. This e-book discusses the improvement and alertness of such methodologies.
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