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Grammar, Intonation and Discourse Information

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The paper extends the theory of syntax and intonation in [13] and [14] to a wider inventory of categories of discourse meaning.

The present paper is an extended abstract for a talk to be given to the KONVENS-92 conference, Nürnberg, October 92. The research was supported in part by NSF grant nos IRI90-18513 and IRI-, DARPA grant no. N00014-90-J1863, and ARO grant no. DAAL03-89-C0031.

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Steedman, M. (1992). Grammar, Intonation and Discourse Information. In: Görz, G. (eds) Konvens 92. Informatik aktuell. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-77809-4_3

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