Constraint-based grammar formalisms : parsing and type by Stuart M. Shieber

By Stuart M. Shieber

Constraint-based theories of grammar and grammar formalisms have gotten an more and more common region of study in computational linguistics. Constraint-Based Grammar Formalisms offers the 1st rigorous mathematical and computational foundation for this significant sector. It introduces new functions to either normal and laptop languages and brings jointly Stuart Shieber's many contributions which have been on the middle of advancements starting from the invention of more suitable motives of linguistic phenomena reminiscent of binding and coordination to the exact mathematical research of constraint-solving and parsing in a number of grammar formalisms.This thorough exam of the theoretical and computational foundations of constraint-based grammars and functions to natural-language research is exclusive in numerous respects. Shieber's theoretical framework can be utilized to a complete category of formalisms with houses that give the chance to outline a basic parsing set of rules for all participants of the category, with effects that offer crucial suggestions to the implementer of constraint-based language processing structures. Shieber additionally brings out new connections among grammatical different types and knowledge forms, and among constraint-based natural-language research and kind inference in desktop languages. those connections will be of accelerating curiosity either to computational and theoretical linguists and to machine scientists.Stuart M. Shieber is Assistant Professor of laptop technological know-how at Harvard University.

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