Linguist 130a/230a: Introduction to semantics & pragmatics — Section

This page is for the section accompanying Linguist 130a/230a. We will build on the technical tools introduced in the lecture, practice their use, and explore the similarities and differences of what we are doing with logic.



Plan Handouts Reading/Reference
Jan 10
  1. Sets
 
Jan 17
  1. Relations and functions
  2. Set Theory Excerise Answers
 
Jan 24
 
Jan 31
  1. Lambda Calculus Excercises
  2. Annotated Lambda Exercises
 
Feb 7
  1. Compositional grammar
  2. Semantic Composition Exercises
  3. Annotated Semantic Composition Exercises
 
Feb 14
  1. Probability theory
  2. Annotated Intro to Probability Handout
   
Feb 21
  1. RSA practice
 
Feb 28
  1. Review of partial functions
  2. Presuppositions in our compositional grammar
   
Mar 7
   
Mar 14