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

Lecture 10 Outline

April 3, 2003

Mapping Syntax to Semantics, cont'd  (J&M Chapter 15))

Restricted quantifiers and complex terms (Lecture 9 notes).

A simple grammar with semantics (Word file).

Scoping resolution:  converting quasi-logical form to logical form (with conventional quantifier scope)

Factors in resolving scope:

Strategies for data base query applications

Assuming queries are full grammatical sentences: (we will consider how to handle fragmentary queries as part of discourse processing)