Combining Syntax and Semantics
There are several advantages to combining
syntactic and semantic processing:
- Removal of Ambiguity: It is better to
eliminate an incorrect parsing before it is
generated, rather than generating all possible
interpretations and then removing bad ones.
- Computer time is saved.
- Eliminating one bad partial interpretation eliminates many bad total
- Reference: It is often advantageous to relate the sentence being
parsed to the model that is being constructed during the parsing process.
``John holds the pole at one end [ of the pole].''
- Psychological Plausibility: People can deal with partial and even
All your base are belong to us.
This sentence no verb. -- D. Hofstadter