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specification of referring uses of certain linguistic expressions

Richard Frederick Sundstrom

specification of referring uses of certain linguistic expressions

by Richard Frederick Sundstrom

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    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy,
  • Semantics (Philosophy)

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    Statementby Richard F. Sundstrom
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 leaves ;
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14975466M

    some linguistic expressions are systematically dependent on the context for their interpretation. Consider the utterance in (1): (1) Put this book over there. Establishing the identity of the referent, i.e. which book is being referred to, and which place it is to be put, depends File Size: KB. Learning Words from Linguistic Expressions: Definition and Narrative worlds through definition is a function of language uniquely suited to the requirements of formal schooling. New words learned at school are often introduced using linguistic expressions, under conditions of absent reference, with no previous direct knowledge of the referent.

    Meaning, Speech Acts, and Communication 3 talking about a hungry chicken or a broiled chicken. In each case only one linguistic meaning is relevant to what the speaker means.6 Another way linguistic meaning can fail to determine what the speaker means is via instance, although sentence (3) means something analogous toFile Size: 78KB. Identify and discuss the four main types of linguistic expressions. Discuss the power of language to express our identities, affect our credibility, control others, and perform actions. Discuss some of the sources of fun within language. Explain how neologisms and slang contribute to .

    The term 'referring expression' is often used without definition, and models of referring usually ignore the question of how NP's are recognized as referring expressions in discourse. In this paper, I review some relevant distinctions from the research in generics and, on that basis, provide a definition of referring expressions as specific and non-kind-referring noun phrases. In chapter 3, I revisit the adult data, and having established that null subjects function as referring expressions, I consider two pragmatically-oriented approaches to the analysis of referring.


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Specification of referring uses of certain linguistic expressions by Richard Frederick Sundstrom Download PDF EPUB FB2

In linguistics, a referring expression (RE) is any noun phrase, or surrogate for a noun phrase, whose function in discourse is to identify some individual technical terminology for identify differs a great deal from one school of linguistics to another.

The most widespread term is probably refer, and a thing identified is a referent, as for example in the work of John Lyons. Referring expressions vs. Predicates • Distinction between referring expressions an d predicates- absolute. An expression is used in a given utterance either to refer to some entity in the world or it is not used in such a way.

• Proper names are always used as File Size: 33KB. Rob A. van der Sandt, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Abstract. Presuppositional information is encoded in linguistic expressions by means of so-called presupposition triggers or presupposition inducers.

These items are linguistic means that signal that certain information is taken for granted in the linguistic or nonlinguistic context. Unit 4 - Referring Expressions 1. The linguistic context often gives a vital clue as to whether the indefinite noun phrase was a referring expression or not.

The linguistic context does not always give a clear indication. of referring expressions. Opaque contexts typically involve a certain kind of verb, like want, believe, think. The use of referring expressions in encoding perspective •. Privileged ground - knowledge that is possessed by one interlocutor and not the other (and mutually accepted as such) • Common ground - knowledge that is possessed by both interlocutors (and mutually accepted as such)File Size: KB.

Linguistic and cognitive constraints on the use of referring expressions Jacolien van Rij, Hedderik van Rijn, and Petra Hendriks University of Groningen In this paper we argue that the use of referring expressions is determined by the interplay specification of referring uses of certain linguistic expressions book the speaker’s perspective and the listener’s perspective, and that.

An linguistic expression is a linguistic sentence subsequence that still satisfies It can range from being a Referring Expression to being a Nonreferring Expression. be adopted in order to infer probability distributions on the underlying variable given constraints both in the form of linguistic expressions and mass assignments.

Exploring the Linguistics Behind Regular Expressions Alaina Kafkes. Nov 20 '17 Updated with the linguistics behind regular expressions, a a backstory unknown to most programmers. but the linguistic regular expressions that I covered provide a useful framework for understanding regular expressions in code.

A linguistic expression "refers" to its extension, whereas it "references" some subparts that it uses the semantics of (leaving that intentionally vague). e.g.

Sentences are normally taken to refer to truth values. But "This sentence is false." has no well-defined truth value, so it "doesn't refer." But it.

This study examined how human–human collaboration can be achieved through an exchange of verbal information in exchanging information about the referents in a joint action.

Knowing other people’s referential intention is fundamental for joint action. Joint action can be achieved verbally by two types of referring expressions, namely, symbolic and deictic referring by: 1.

Reference is a relation that obtains between certain sorts of representational tokens and objects. For instance, when I assert that “Barack Obama is a Democrat,” I use a particular sort of representational token—i.e.

the name ‘Barack Obama’—which refers to a particular individual—i.e. Barack Obama. () The phenomenon by which certain expressions in a sentence (e.g. a verb and its subject) must be inflectionally marked for the same person, number, gender, etc. Argument () A linguistic expression that must occur in a sentence if some other expression occurs in that sentence as well.

Borovička – Fuzzy weight estimation method based on the linguistic expression of criterion relevance 15 real interval 0,1. Then A is called a fuzzy set (Zadeh, ). The value A x characterizes the grade of membership of x in closer the value of A x is to 1, the more x belongs to fuzzy set A may be written by the set of pairs as follows.

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English expression ex‧pres‧sion / ɪkˈspreʃ ə n / S2 W2 noun 1 strong feelings/thoughts [countable, uncountable] EXPRESS something you say, write, or do that shows what you think or feel expression of I decided to go to the meeting as an expression of support.

expression of sympathy/thanks/regret etc The letter was a genuine expression of sympathy. Referring Expressions & Co-Reference Annotation Guide Version / Febru 3 In (6), different types of pronouns (possessive, reflexive) correspond to the same referent “John” and must be marked as co-references.

Note that the phrase “his studies” contains two referring expressions:File Size: 86KB. Linguistics: sentences & expressions - Synonyms, antonyms, and related words and phrases | Cambridge English Thesaurus. A linguistic expression that has to be listed in the mental lexicon (single-word expressions and idioms).

phrasal expression A linguistic expression that results from. Key is handsome and he is intelligent. Dani loves aminal so do i. FOR DEIXIS, IT CONCERNS THE USE OF CERTAIN LINGUISTIC EXPRESSIONS TO LOCATE ENTITIES IN THE CONTEXT.

I'll meet you over there. Put that here and then move this over there. • ACCORDING TO LYON (), CERTAIN EXPRESSIONS CAN BE BOTH DEICTIC AND ANAPHORIC AT THE. Visual and linguistic predictors for the definiteness of referring expressions Manjuan Duan, Micha Elsner and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe Linguistics Department The Ohio State University Columbus, OH,USA fduan,melsner,[email protected] Abstract This study explores the impact of visual context on the conceptual salience of a dis.

Slide 2. Title: Capitalization. Speaker: One area of specification and emphasis in APA formatting is lization helps to specify particulars in your writing and emphasize important information in your source references.

Capitalization occurs in order to specify a particular person, place, section, and so on, or to help identify significant information in your reference list Author: Paul Lai. The possibility of accounting for meaning properties and syntactic distributions of uses of linguistic expressions in terms of conversational inferences rather than semantic entailments or grammatical ill-formedness was welcomed by many linguists as a means of avoiding redundant analyses on the one hand and analyses which postulate rampant.linguistic stigma The condemnation of certain forms in a language by the majority of a social group.

linguistic taboo Forbidding the use of certain forms. Taboo words change from generation to generation, e.g. the means of referring to sex and sexual practices, as older taboo words lose their strength and become part of general vocabulary.

For there is a case to be made for the view that certain instances of behaviour, and in particular uses of linguistic expressions, can be intelligibly regarded as correct or appropriate in a way which does not presuppose our thinking of them as meaningful, or as subject to standards of correctness imposed by the speaker’s or community’s Cited by: 4.