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Negative Coreference: Generalizing Quantification for Natural Language

  • Edward Keenan
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Part of the Synthese Language Library book series (SLAP, volume 4)

Abstract

I shall argue here that standard logic is not sufficiently rich to represent the means natural languages use to restrict the coreference of noun phrases. I will propose to extend standard logic by adding a class of reference restricting operators 1 which can represent the required properties of natural language.

Keywords

Natural Language Noun Phrase Natural Logic Relative Clause Logical Structure 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward Keenan
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  1. 1.UCLALos AngelesUSA

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