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The Logic of Categorial Grammars

A deductive account of natural language syntax and semantics

Moot, Richard, Retore, Christian

2012, X, 300 p. 69 illus.

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This textbook is a contemporary, comprehensive introduction to categorial grammars in the logical tradition initiated by Lambek. It guides students and researchers through fundamental results, original developments and applications. Numerous examples and exercises underline the logical, computational and linguistic relevance of categorial grammars. Chapters: 1) AB grammars, 2) Lambek's Syntactic Calculus, 3) Lambek Calculus and Montague Grammar, 4) The non-associative Lambek calculus, 5) The multimodal Lambek calculus, 6) Proof nets for linear logic and the Lambek calculus, 7) Multimodal proof nets.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Lambek calculus - computational linguistics - linear logic - natural language processing - proof theory

Related subjects » Linguistics - Logic & Philosophy of Language - Software Engineering - Theoretical Computer Science

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