Syntax-Semantics Interfaces of Modifiers

  • Roussanka LoukanovaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 801)


The paper introduces a computational approach to syntax-semantics interface of human language. The goal is to develop an efficient, biologically inspired technique to computational processing of human language. The technique integrates two formal languages of syntax and semantics into generalised, type-theoretic grammar that efficiently incorporates lexicon, syntax, and semantics. Modifier expressions are among the most difficult classes of expressions in human language, that introduce great complexity both in their syntax and semantics. The focus of the paper is on providing efficient technique for syntax-semantics of modifier expressions.


Syntax-semantics Type theory Recursion Algorithms Modifiers Constraint-based grammar 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Stockholm UniversityStockholmSweden

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