Sentence Understanding in ISAAC
One end of a pole 10 ft long is supported by a man.
- The initial noun phrase ``one end'' is parsed, producing this structure:
- An attempt is made to parse the prepositional phrase as a modifier
of the noun phrase.
- The prepositional phrase parser causes the noun phrase ``a pole'' to
- The sentence is examined for modifiers of the noun phrase.
The phrase ``10 ft long'' is found and causes a modifier to be added
mods ((length 10 ft))