Anaphora Processing

Linguistic, cognitive and computational modelling

Editors
| Universidade de Lisboa
| Lancaster University
| University of Wolverhampton
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Anaphora processing is a central topic in the study of natural language and has long been the object of research in a wide range of disciplines. The correct interpretation of anaphora has also become increasingly important for real-world natural language processing applications, including machine translation, automatic abstracting, information extraction and question answering.

This volume provides a unique overview of the processing of anaphora from a multi- and inter-disciplinary angle. It will be of interest and practical use to readers from fields as diverse as theoretical linguistics, corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, computer science, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, human language technology, psycholinguistics, cognitive science and translation studies.

The readership includes but is not limited to university lecturers, researchers, postgraduate and senior undergraduate students.

[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 263]  2005.  x, 449 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Editors’ Foreword
vii
I. Computational Treatment
A Sequenced Model of Anaphora and Ellipsis Resolution
Shalom Lappin
3
How to Deal with Wicked Anaphora?
Dan Cristea and Oana-Diana Postolache
17
A Machine Learning Approach to Preference Strategies for Anaphor Resolution
Roland Stuckardt
47
Decomposing Discourse
Joel Tetreault
73
A Lightweight Approach to Coreference Resolution for Named Entities in Text
Marin Dimitrov, Kalina Bontcheva, Hamish Cunningham and Diana Maynard
97
A Unified Treatment of Spanish se
Randy Sharp
113
II. Theretical, Psycholinguistic and Cognitive Issues
Binding and Beyond: Issues in Backward Anaphora
Eric J. Reuland and Sergey Avrutin
139
Modelling Referential Choice in Discourse: A Cognitive Calculative Approach and a Neutral Network Approach
André Grüning and Andrej A. Kibrik
163
Degrees of Indirectness: Two Types of Implicit Referents and their Retrieval via Unaccented Pronouns
Francis Cornish
199
Pronominal Interpretation and the Syntax-Discourse Interface: Real-time Comprehension and Neurological Properties
Maria Mercedes Piñango and Petra B. Schumacher
221
Top-down and Bottom-up Effects on the Interpretation of Weak Object Pronouns in Greek
Stavroula-Thaleia Kousta
239
Different Forms Have Different Referential Properties: Implications for the Notion of ‘Salience’
Elsi Kaiser
261
Referential Accessibility and Anaphor Resolution: The Case of the French Hybrid Demonstrative Pronoun Celui-Ci/Celle-Ci
Marion Fossard and Francois Rigalleau
283
III. Corpus-Based Studies
The Predicate-Argument Structure of Discourse Connectives: A Corpus-Based Study
Cassandre Creswell, Katherine Forbes, Eleni Miltsakaki, Rashmi Prasad, Aravind K. Joshi and Bonnie Webber
303
Combining Centering-Based Models of Salience and Information Structure for Resolving Intersentential Pronominal Anaphora
Costanza Navarretta
329
Pronouns Without NP Antecedents: How do we Know when a Pronoun is Referential?
Jeanette K. Gundel, Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski
351
Syntactic Form and Discourse Accessibility
Gregory Ward and Andrew Kehler
365
Coreference and Anaphoric Relations of Demonstrative Noun Phrases in Multilingual Corpus
Renata Vieira, Susanne Salmon-Alt and Caroline Gasperin
385
Anaphoric Demonstratives: Dealing with the Hard Cases
Marco A.E. Rocha
403
Focu, Activation, and This-Noun Phrases: An Empirical Study
Massimo Poesio and Natalia N. Modjeska
429
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2004062375