Restarting Automata with Structured Output and Functional Generative Description

  • Martin Plátek
  • František Mráz
  • Markéta Lopatková
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6031)


Restarting automata were introduced for modeling linguistically motivated analysis by reduction. In this paper we enhance these automata with a structured output in the form of a tree. Enhanced restarting automata can serve as a formal framework for the Functional Generative Description. In this framework, a natural language is described at four layers. Working simultaneously with all these layers, tectogrammatical dependency structures that represent the meaning of the sentence are derived.


Word Order Reduction Step Formal Framework Mathematical Linguistics Dependency Tree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Plátek
    • 1
  • František Mráz
    • 1
  • Markéta Lopatková
    • 1
  1. 1.Charles University in PragueCzech Republic

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