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For general use as an argument: You need EITHER a silent determiner (or another head) that converts <e,t> to either <<e,t>,t> or e OR a theory of coercion that performs its function for you. Needless to say, I prefer the former. However, "in other words, an expression of type <e, t> cannot combine with another expression of type &...


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Ideally, the semantic content of an analysis should be language-agnostic. The semantic depth (informally speaking) should correspond to the complexity of the interaction between all the entities and the verbs (at least). The best method for your scenario might turn out to be based entirely off named entity recognition and verbs in a sentence. To quote an ...


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First, the term depth is highly misleading here. Hearing the word depth will invoke the picture of a syntax tree in the mind of a trained linguist, and the depth of a tree is easily measured in terms of levels from the root. But the question itself is sufficiently clear. To get at the information contained in a sentence (measured in bits) you need a language ...


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The difference between neurolinguistics and cognitive linguistics is akin to the difference between the brain and the mind. Neurolinguistics is specifically concerned with how the physical brain is involved with language. While cognitive linguistics is concerned with the cognition of linguistics, how we think about language, how we conceptualise the world.


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Alex has explained well each concept, but to be easier to understand, when we talk about neurolinguistics in contrast to pyscholinguistics, we are talking about studying language processing in the brain due to brain lesions or degenerative problems. So, it's common to see aphasia studies in neurolinguistics but acquisition studies in psycholinguistics. Both ...


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Considering that adjuncts are considered pieces of sentences that add additional information about time, place, manner etc. without changing the core meaning of the sentence, yes, it makes sense that a sentence with an adjunct would entail the sentence without the adjunct. This is especially visible in event semantics, where the semantic content of an ...


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