Categorial Grammar: Logical Syntax, Semantics, and by Glyn Morrill

By Glyn Morrill

This booklet presents a cutting-edge advent to categorial grammar, a kind of formal grammar which analyses expressions as capabilities or based on a function-argument courting. The book's concentration is on linguistic, computational, and psycholinguistic points of logical categorial grammar, i.e. enriched Lambek Calculus. Glyn Morrill opens with the historical past and notation of Lambek Calculus and its software to syntax, semantics, and processing. Successive
chapters expand the grammar to a few major syntactic and semantic houses of usual language. the ultimate half applies Morrill's account to numerous present matters in processing and parsing, thought of from either a mental and a computational viewpoint. The publication bargains a rigorous and
thoughtful research of 1 of the most strains of analysis within the formal and mathematical concept of grammar, and should be appropriate for college kids of linguistics and cognitive technological know-how from complicated undergraduate point upwards.

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