Paper: Qualitative Modeling of Spatial Prepositions and Motion Expressions

ACL ID P12-4001
Title Qualitative Modeling of Spatial Prepositions and Motion Expressions
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Tutorial Abstracts
Year 2012
Authors

Tutorial Abstracts of ACL 2012, page 1, Jeju, Republic of Korea, 8 July 2012. c?2012 Association for Computational Linguistics Qualitative Modeling of Spatial Prepositions and Motion Expressions Inderjeet Mani Children?s Organization of Southeast Asia Thailand inderjeet.mani@gmail.com James Pustejovsky Computer Science Department Brandeis University Waltham, MA USA jamesp@cs.brandeis.edu The ability to understand spatial prepositions and motion in natural language will enable a variety of new applications involving systems that can respond to verbal directions, map travel guides, display in- cident reports, etc., providing for enhanced infor- mation extraction, question-answering, information retrieval, and more principled text to scene render- ing. Until now, however, the semantics of spa...