Paper: A Discrete Model Of Degree Concept In Natural Language

ACL ID C94-2124
Title A Discrete Model Of Degree Concept In Natural Language
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1994
Authors

Degree words in natural lauguage, such as 'often' ~md %ometinies,' do not ha.ve (ieln)t,~tions in the reid world. This causes some interesting clmracteristics tor degree words. For exami)h; ~ the correspondence between the. English word 'often' :rod the intuitively corresponding aa>nese word is not ebvhms. This paper proposes a conceptual representat;ion to describe a wide range of linguistic phenomelul, which are rehtted to degree concepts in natural language.