Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science Computational Linguistics Linguistic Theories
Dissertation Director(s): Marco Benini Fabrizio Angelo Pennacchietti Gaetano Aurelio Lanzarone
In the field of computational linguistics, the representation of natural languages (NL) in formal grammar terms is a well-known issue and a wicked problem indeed. In fact, some formal grammars lack lexical and semantic information representation, reducing the linguistic structure to syntax. On the other side, approaches like dependency grammars lose expressive power, under a computational point of view. Adpositional grammars (adgrams) are a novel grammar formalism that overcomes these limitations.
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