Paper: Formal Metalanguage And Formal Theory As Two Aspects Of Generative Grammar

ACL ID C73-1006
Title Formal Metalanguage And Formal Theory As Two Aspects Of Generative Grammar
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1973
Authors

operator language the operator always precedes the operand. So a natural lan- FORMAL NLETALANGUAGE AND FORMAL THEORY 67 guage analogue of the semion/2, T is stays John rather than John stays). Below are given several more illustrations of rule (b): A~0c~10~,Da A0C~Px (10) Aococ (DAP~) oct oc((DAP~)T) If the elementary semion DA is interpreted as -ing, Pz as burn (intr.), then the semion DAP1 is interpreted as burning. If T is interpreted as house, then the semion ((DAP1)T) is interpreted as burning house. (The exact order of elements being ((-ing burn) house)). AocAococSf~ ocT Aoc~ocD T Aoc~P1 (11) Aococ(SfAT) oc(DrP~) oc ( (SL T) (DrP~)) If Sfa is interpreted as 's, T - as John, then Sf,~ T corresponds to John's. If D r is interpreted as -al, Px - as arrive, then DrPI corresponds to ar- r...