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metadata.dc.title: Quantification: the view from natural language generation
Authors: Carstensen, Kai-Uwe 
Institute: Fakultät I Philosophische Fakultät 
Free keywords: Language, Computation, Quantification, Computational linguistics, Semantics
Dewey Decimal Classification: 400 Sprache
GHBS-Clases: BFP
Issue Date: 2021
Publish Date: 2021
Source: Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence ; 2021. - https://doi.org/10.3389/frai.2021.627177
Abstract: 
Quantification is one of the central topics in language and computation, and the interplay ofcollectivity, distributivity, cumulativity, and plurality is at the heart of the semantics ofquantification expressions. However, its aspects are usually discussed piecemeal,distributed, and only from an interpretative perspective with selected linguistic examples,often blurring the overall picture. In this article, quantification phenomena are investigatedfrom the perspective of natural language generation. Starting with a small-scale, but realisticscenario, the necessary steps toward generating quantifier expressions for a perceivedsituation are explained. Together with the automatically generated descriptions of thescenario, the observations made are shown to present new insights into the interplay,and the semantics of quantification expressions and plurals, in general. The results highlightthe importance of taking different points of view in thefield of language and computation.
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Finanziert aus dem Open-Access-Publikationsfonds der Universität Siegen für Zeitschriftenartikel
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25819/ubsi/9946
URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:467-19336
URI: https://dspace.ub.uni-siegen.de/handle/ubsi/1933
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