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Benoît Sagot. Lexical Resources

Lexical resources are one of the main sources of linguistic information for works and applications in Natural Language Processing and other fields. In the recent years, advances have been achieved in both symbolic aspects of lexical resource development (lexical formalisms, … Continue reading

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Uli Sauerland and Stephanie Solt. The Proper Use of Quantification in Ordinary Language (PUQOL)

Despite 40 years of research on quantification, quantification is currently again a central topic of research at the interface between logic and language. Generalized Quantifier theory and Discourse Representation Theory still are standard bearers when it comes to the representation … Continue reading

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Oliver Kutz and Thomas Schneider. 5th International Workshop on Modular Ontologies (WoMO 2011)

Modularity, as studied for many years in software engineering, allows mechanisms for easy and flexible reuse, generalization, structuring, maintenance, design patterns, and comprehension. Applied to ontology engineering, modularity is central not only to reduce the complexity of understanding ontologies, but … Continue reading

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Dag Westerstahl and Denis Bonnay. Logical constants

The question of logical constants has been debated since medieval times, and modern logic has attempted various answers, along both model-theoretic and proof-theoretic lines. Recently the interest in the issue has grown considerably, partly because new results and insights on … Continue reading

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Lotte Hogeweg and Eric McCready. Workshop on formal approaches to discourse particles and modal adverbs

Discourse particles and modal adverbs form a borderline case in semantics and pragmatics and can be the source of new insights in these areas. Formal descriptions of their meaning and use are complex and seem to involve more dimensions than … Continue reading

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Craige Roberts and Judith Tonhauser. Workshop on Projective Meaning

This workshop aims to bring together a variety of perspectives on the topic of projective meanings, that class of meaning elements which tend to survive as utterance implications even when the triggering expression is embedded under the syntactic scope of … Continue reading

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Mirna Dzamonja and Benedikt Löwe. Modern set theory: Foundations and Applications

This workshop is organized and financially supported by the research networking programme INFTY: “New frontiers of infinity: mathematical, philosophical, and computational prospects” funded by the European Science Foundation (ESF). Tutorial speakers. Gregor Dolinar (Univerza v Ljubljani, Slovenia), Martin Goldstern (Technische … Continue reading

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