Dynamic TAG and lexical dependencies

A. Mazzei, V. Lombardo, P. Sturt

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Incrementality is a widely held assumption that constrains the language processor to parse the input words from left to right. In this paper we describe the basic features of a constituency-based dynamic grammar based on Tree Adjoining Grammar, which natively fulfills a strict version of incrementality. We focus on the linguistic appeal of the formalism, analyzing a number of linguistic phenomena and exploiting the relation between dynamic constituency analysis and lexical dependencies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)309-332
Number of pages24
JournalResearch on Language and Computation
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2007


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