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The Semantics of Prepositions : From Mental Processing to Natural Language Processing :  From Mental Processing to Natural Language Processing - Cornelia Zelinsky-Wibbelt

The Semantics of Prepositions : From Mental Processing to Natural Language Processing

From Mental Processing to Natural Language Processing

Hardcover Published: 1993
ISBN: 9783110136340
Number Of Pages: 534
For Ages: 22+ years old

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A reconsideration of the semantics of a lexical category prepositions that has recently witnessed a plethora of investigations. The volume approaches the issue first from a more general perspective, namely the extent to which insights into the meaning of prepositions give clues to the semantic struc

Introductionp. 1
The Dutch spatial preposition "in": A cognitive-semantic analysisp. 27
Dividing up physical and mental space into conceptual categories by means of English prepositionsp. 73
On the grammar of lexical and non-lexical prepositions in Englishp. 99
Prepositions: patterns of polysemization and strategies of disambiguationp. 151
Prepositions and object concepts: A contribution to cognitive semanticsp. 179
Semantic and conceptual aspects of the preposition durchp. 221
The meaning of German projective prepositions: A two-level approachp. 249
German temporal prepositions from an English perspectivep. 295
On universality and variability in the semantics of spatial adpositionsp. 327
Interpreting and translating prepositions: A cognitively based formalizationp. 351
A three-level approach to the semantics of spacep. 393
Computing the meaning of localization expressions involving prepositions: The role of concepts and spatial contextp. 441
A contribution to reference semantics of spatial prepositions: The visualization problem and its solution in VITRAp. 471
Indexp. 517
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ISBN: 9783110136340
ISBN-10: 3110136341
Series: Natural Language Processing
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 534
Published: 1993
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 0.92

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