Paper: Parsing With On-Line Principles: A Psychologically Plausible Object-Oriented Approach

ACL ID C90-3097
Title Parsing With On-Line Principles: A Psychologically Plausible Object-Oriented Approach
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1990
Authors

class LicensingRelation represent the actual principles of Grammar which license Nodes, such as the 0-criterion and Case Theory. Each Node keeps track of all licensing relations in which it participates via the instance variables licenserRelations licenseeRelations. As an illustration of the model as discussed so far, consider how a simple sentence, Vampires were seen, is processed. This sentence is fed to the processor one PF- word at a time by the procedure: I parser ] parser<- PrincipleBasedParser newEnglishParser ° parser newWord. 'vampires ' parser newWord: 'wex"e ' parser newWord: 'seen' %parser output First a parser with an English lexicon and English parameter settings; (e.g. the 1 437 HeadParameter) is created by sending PrincipleBasedParser the message newEnglishParser. Next, th...