A Broadly Applicable and Flexible Conceptual Metagrammar as a Basic Tool for Developing a Multilingual Semantic Web
The paperformulates the problem of constructing a broadly applicable and flexible Conceptual Metagrammar (CM). It is to be a collection of the rules enabling us to construct step by step a semantic representation (or text meaning representation) of practically arbitrary sentence or discourse pertaining to mass spheres of human’s professional activity. The opinion is grounded that the first version of broadly applicable and flexible CM is already available in the scientific literature. It is conjectured that the definition of the class of SK-languages (standard knowledge languages) provided by the theory of K-representations (knowledge representations) can be interpreted as the first version of broadly applicable and flexible CM. The current version of the latter theory is stated in the author’s monograph published by Springer in 2010. The final part of the paper describes the connections with the related approaches, in particular, with the studies on developing a Multilingual Semantic Web.
Keywordsnatural language processing conceptual metagrammar semantic markup language algorithm of semantic-syntactic analysis theory of Krepresentations SK-languages semantic representation text meaning representation Multilingual Semantic Web bioinformatics
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