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Haugereid, Petter & Morey, Mathieu: A Left-Branching Grammar Design for Incremental Parsing

This paper presents a left-branching constructionalist grammar design where the phrase structure tree does not correspond to the conventional constituent structure. The constituent structure is rather reflected by embeddings on a feature STACK. The design is compatible with incremental processing, as words are combined from left to right, one by one, and it gives a simple account of long distance dependencies, where the extracted element is assumed to be dominated by the extraction site. It is motivated by psycholinguistic findings.


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Created: October 15, 2012
Last modified: May 19, 2014

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