Outline of Natural Language Section
- Morphology (word forms) and Lexicon (dictionary).
A morphological analyzer converts words to root forms and affixes.
- Grammars and Parsing (syntax). A grammar is a set of rules
describing legal ways to combine words and phrases.
A parser analyzes a sentence to determine its structure
according to the Lexicon and Grammar.
A generator converts a meaning structure to a statement in the
language, using the Lexicon and Grammar.
- Case theory
- Semantic Markers, Selection Restrictions, Case Frames
- Representation of meaning: semantic networks, predicate calculus
- Anaphora, reference, discourse
- Applications; semantic grammar; augmented transition network