Discussion: Papers discussing lexicons from multiple viewpoints
Reading: Copestake and Lascarides
Discussion: Computational approach example (see Date: colloquium, 2/5).
ASSIGNMENT 2: Attend Computational Linguistics Colloquium, 2/5
Ann Copestake, title TBA, Computational Linguistics Series presentation
Paul Jacobs computational linguistics colloquium (optional)
The lexicon in syntactic theory, continued
Gabrielle Sonnenberger computational linguistics colloquium (optional)
Discussion A. Focus on syntax
Readings: Jackendoff, Dorr (Bresnan and Kanerva, Pinker, Grimshaw), Pustejovsky (Buitelaar)
Discussion B. Focus on semantics
Readings: Tenny (Levin and Rappaport Hovav, overview; van Hout summary and review in GLOT)
Discussion C. Focus on semantics/syntax interface (aspect)
Discussion A. Grammatical Roles and Relations
Readings: Dowty, Hopper and Thompson (to p. 280), (Croft)
Discussion B. Transitivity
Discussion C. FURTHER ISSUES
Presentations, wrap up
Atkins, Beryl T., Judy Kegl, and Beth Levin. 1986. "Explicit and implicit information in dictionaries." Lexicon project working papers 12. Baker, Mark. In Liliane Haegeman, ed. The handbook of generative syntax. [get copy] Chomsky, Noam. 1965. Aspects of the theory of syntax. Cambridge, MA: MIT, chapter 2:63-127, chapter 4:148-192. Copestake, Ann and Alex Lascarides. 1997. Integrating symbolic and statistical representations: The lexicon pragmatic interface. Proceedings of ACL-97, EACL97, pp. 136-150. Dorr, Bonnie J. 1993. Machine translation: A view from the lexicon. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, chapters 4 and 5. Dowty, David. 1991. "Thematic proto-roles and argument selection." Language 67:547-619. Freidin, Robert. 1997. Review of Chomsky's _The minimalist program_. Language 73:571-582. Hopper, Paul and Sandra A. Thompson. 1980. Transitivity in grammar and discourse." Language 57:251-295. Ingria, Robert. 1986. "Lexical information for parsing systems: Points of convergence and divergence." BBN Technical Report. Originally prepared for The Workshop on Automating the Lexicon, Marina di Grosset, Italy. Jackendoff, Ray. 1978. "Grammar as evidence for conceptual structure." M. Halle, J. Bresnan, and G. Miller, eds. Linguistic Theory and Psychological Reality. Cambridge, MA: MIT. Kemmer, Suzanne. 1994. Middle voice, transitivity, and the elaboration of events. B. Fox and P. J. Hopper (eds.). Voice: Form and function. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Levin, Beth. 1993. "Introduction: The theoretical perspective." English verb classes and the lexicon. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1-19. Levin, Beth and Malka Rappaport Hovav. 1995. The causative alternation: A probe into lexical semantics and argument structure. Unaccusativity: At the syntax-lexical semantics interface. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Chapter 3, 79-133. Lidz, Jeffrey. 1997. The argument structure of verbal reflexicves. Ms. University of Pennsylvania (http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~jlidz). Miller, George A. 1986. "Dictionaries in the mind." Language and Cognitive Processes, 1.3:171-185. Palmer, F. R. 1994. "Introduction," "Roles and relations," "Passive: Related and problematic issues." Grammatical roles and relations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, chapters 1:1-21, 2:22-52, 6:142-175. Pustejovsky, J. 1991. "The generative lexicon," Computational Linguistics 17:409-41. Shibatani, Masayoshi. 1985. Passives and related constructions: A prototype analysis. Langauge 61.4:821-848. Stowell, Tim and Eric Wehrli. 1992. "Introduction." T. Stowell and E. Wehrli, eds. Syntax and the lexicon. Syntax and semantics, 26. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1-7. Stowell, Tim. 1992. The role of the lexicon in syntactic theory." T. Stowell and E. Wehrli, eds. Syntax and the lexicon. Syntax and semantics 26. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 9-20. Tenny, Carol. 1992. "The aspectual interface hypothesis." Ivan Sag and Anna Szabolcsi, eds. Lexical matters. CSLI lecture notes 24:1-27.
Bloom, Paul. 1994. Possible names: The role of syntax-semantics mappings in the acquisition of nominals. Lingua 92:297-329. (acquisition) Embick, David. 1997. "Voice systems and the syntax/morphology interface." To appear in H. Harley, ed. The proceedings of the Penn/MIT workshop on aspect, argument structure and events, May 1997, MITWPL. (middle, passive, Modern Greek) Fillmore, Charles J. 1970. "The grammar of hitting and breaking." R. A. Jacobs and P. S. Rosenbaum, eds. Readings in transformational grammar. Waltham, MA: Ginn & Co. Hale, Kenneth and Samuel Jay Keyser. 1993. "On argument structure and the lexical expression of syntactic relations." In Hale, S. and Keyser, eds. The View from building 20 : essays in linguistics in honor of Sylvain Bromberger. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press. Hale, K. and J. Keyser (1997) ``On The Complex Nature of Simple Predicators'', in A. Alsina, J. Bresnan, and P. Sells, eds., Complex Predicates, CSLI Publications, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 29-65. van Hout Angeliek. 1996. "Verb frame alternations in Dutch." Event semantics of verb frame alternations: A case study of Dutch and its acquisition. Ph.D. diss. Tilburg University, Chapter 2:39-79. Labelle, Marie. 1992. "Change of state and valency." Linguistics 28:375-414. (causative-inchoative, change of state, (in)transitivity, reflexivity) Lidz, Jeffrey. 1995. Morphological Reflexive-Marking: Evidence from Kannada Linguistic Inquiry 26.4:705-710. (reflexive: prior, contrary view to Lidz above) Matsumoto, Yo. 1990. "On the syntax of Japanese `intransitivizing' -te aru construction." Michael Ziolkowski and Karen Deaton, eds. Proceedings of the Chicago Linguistic Society 26:277-291. (syntactic focus) Palmer, F. W. 1994. Grammatical roles and relations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, chapter 7: Antipassive. (antipassive, incorporation) Rizzi, Luigi. 1986. Null objects in Italian and the theory of pro. Linguistic Inquiry 17.3:501-557. (implicit arguments) Also see Linguistic Abstracts Online, http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/labs.
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