Paper: Automatic Construction Of Discourse Representation Structures

ACL ID P84-1082
Title Automatic Construction Of Discourse Representation Structures
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1984
Authors

Kamp's Discourse Representation Theory is a major breakthrough regarding the systematic translation of natural language discourse into logical form. We have therefore chosen to marry the User Specialty Languages System, which was originally designed as a natural language frontend to a relational database system, with this new theory. In the paper we try to show taking - for the sake of simplicity - Kemp's fragment of English how this is achieved. The re- search reported is going on in the context of the project Linguistics and Logic Based Legal Expert System undertaken jointly by the IBM Heidelberg Scientific Center and the Universit~it Tiibingen.