Unary Transformations for French Transitive Sentences

  • Max SilberzteinEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 987)


Unary transformations are transformations that link one sentence to another, keeping the same semantic material. This paper presents a system that formalises a subset of Harris’ transformations for French, in particular the transformations described in the lexicon-grammar table #1, which describes a hundred auxiliary, modal and aspectual verbs. Other, more general transformations will be described as well.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université de Franche-ComtéBesançonFrance

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