G22.2590 - Natural Language Processing -- Spring 2003 -- Prof. Grishman

Assignment #10

April 3, 2003

This assignment is based on the grammar with semantic rules given in Chapter 15 of J&M, and summarized in the class supplementary handout.

1. Draw the parse tree, and the value of the sem feature for each node, for the sentences

Every restaurant in SoHo serves sweetbreads.

A new restaurant serves rutabagas after midnight.

Mary's restaurant serves meat.

2.  Add grammar rules with semantic attachments to handle intransitive verbs.  Draw the parse tree (with the sem feature for each node) for "Every cat sleeps."

3.  Add grammar rules with semantic attachments to handle predicate adjectives.  Draw the parse tree (with the sem feature for each node) for "Every restaurant is closed."

Due April 17th.