Paper: Parameterized Abstract Objects For Linguistic Information Processing

ACL ID E85-1016
Title Parameterized Abstract Objects For Linguistic Information Processing
Venue Annual Meeting of The European Chapter of The Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1985
Authors

OBJECTS FOR LINGUISTIC INFORMATION PROCESSING Helene Bestougeff, Gerard Ligozat CNRS-Universite Paris VII Z,Place Jussieu 75005 PARIS FRANCE ABSTRACT Programming languages which have adequate primitives for linguistic information processin~ and a clear semantics at the formal computational level are now slowly emergin~ as a convergent effort from computer science, linguistics, and artificial intelligence. Our work on the processin~ of a special kind of linguistic information, namely temporal information,has led us to advocate the use of a language with the following characteristic features: - high level of abstraction; - capacity for inference; - modularity. A high level of abstraction is needed to deal with complex lin£uistic notions which are not easily reducible to elementary data stru...