ERIC Number: EJ532558
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Feature-Based and Model-Based Semantics for English, French, and German Verb Phrases.
Kent, Stuart; Pitt, Jeremy
Language Sciences, v18 n1-2 p339-62 Jan-Apr 1996
Discusses the relative merits of feature versus model based semantics for the interpretation of verb phrases in English, French, and German. The article concludes that the simplicity afforded by features is offset by the depth of analysis achieved with event models that are additionally able to support a sophisticated approach to machine translation. (19 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Note: Special issue: Contrastive Semantics and Pragmatics, Volume 1: Meanings and Representations.