Compositional Semantics for LFG
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The two levels of syntactic representation induced by lexical functional grammars (LFG) consist of c-structures and sets of attribute-value pairs called f-structures. F-structures are built up from the syntactic surface structure of a sentence by unification of the attribute-value graphs that are associated with each word and each constituent of the c-structure of that sentence. Thus (2) shows an f-structure for the sentence (1).
KeywordsLexical Entry Matrix Clause Argument Position Categorial Grammar Compositional Semantic
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