Minimal Recursion Semantics and the Language of Acyclic Recursion

Roussanka Loukanova

Abstract

Moschovakis (2003-2006) developed a logical calculus of the formal language Lλar of acyclic recursion, which is a type-theoretical work with many potential applications. On the implementation side, large-scale grammars for human languages, e.g. versions of HPSG, have been using semantic representations casted in the feature-value language Minimal Recursion Semantics (MRS).While lacking strict formalization, MRS represents successfully ambiguous quantifier scoping. In this paper, we introduce the basic definitions of MRS by reflecting on possibilities for formalization of MRS with a version of the language Lλar .

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Loukanova R. (2011). Minimal Recursion Semantics and the Language of Acyclic Recursion . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on AI Methods for Interdisciplinary Research in Language and Biology - Volume 1: BILC, (ICAART 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-42-3, pages 88-97. DOI: 10.5220/0003309800880097


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@conference{bilc11,
author={Roussanka Loukanova},
title={Minimal Recursion Semantics and the Language of Acyclic Recursion},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on AI Methods for Interdisciplinary Research in Language and Biology - Volume 1: BILC, (ICAART 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={88-97},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003309800880097},
isbn={978-989-8425-42-3},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on AI Methods for Interdisciplinary Research in Language and Biology - Volume 1: BILC, (ICAART 2011)
TI - Minimal Recursion Semantics and the Language of Acyclic Recursion
SN - 978-989-8425-42-3
AU - Loukanova R.
PY - 2011
SP - 88
EP - 97
DO - 10.5220/0003309800880097