Morrill, G., Muskens, R., Osswald, R., Richter, F. (Eds.)
2014, X, 201 p. 37 illus.
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 19 International Conference on Formal Grammar 2014, collocated with the European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information in August 2014. The 10 revised full papers presented together with 2 invited contributions were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 19 submissions. Traditionally linguistics has been studied from the point of view of the arts, humanities and letters, but in order to make concrete ideas which might otherwise be fanciful the study of grammar has been increasingly subject to the rigours of computer science, and mathematization i.e. articulation in the language of science.
Invited contributions.- Higher-Order Syllogistics.- Typed Hilbert Epsilon Operators and the Semantics of Determiner Phrases.- Contributed papers.- Adjunction and Minimalist Grammars.- Models of Adjunction in Minimalist Grammars.- Quantifiers in Frame Semantics.- A Generalization of Linear Indexed Grammars Equivalent to Simple Context-Free Tree Grammars.- Unifying local and nonlocal modelling of respective and symmetrical predicates.- Learning Context Free Grammars with the Finite Context Property: A Correction of A. Clark's Algorithm.- A Dynamic Categorical Grammar.- On Minimalism of Analysis by Reduction by Restarting Automata.- The conjoinability relation in discontinuous Lambek calculus.- The Cantor-Bendixson Analysis of Finite Trees.