Linguistics and Philosophy

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 575-606

First online:

Ambiguity Under Changing Contexts

  • Tim FernandoAffiliated withInstitut für maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung, Universität Stuttgart

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Notions of disambiguation supporting a compositional interpretation ofambiguous expressions and reflecting intuitions about how sentences combinein discourse are investigated. Expressions are analyzed both inductively bybreaking them apart, and co-inductively by embedding them within largercontexts.