Advances in Frame Semantics by Mirjam Fried, Kiki Nikiforidou

By Mirjam Fried, Kiki Nikiforidou

This quantity provides the various most up-to-date learn in body Semantics, together with paintings in computational lexicography as constructed in the FrameNet undertaking. utilizing diversified fabric from English, Italian, and eastern, the contributions jointly extend the theoretical, conceptual, and computational gear of body semantics, by means of learning various concerns referring to not just lexical constitution, linked to cognitive frames, but additionally the fewer studied interactional frames and their courting to grammatical association. whereas addressing a few linguistic phenomena, similar to verbs of visible conception, metaphoric language, subordinating connectives, paraphrasing, honorifics, convinced pragmatic debris, uncomplicated speech acts, and the semantic structuring of criminal texts, the analyses additionally spotlight the wider query of integrating frames inside of wealthy lexical and grammatical descriptions, no matter if within the context of lexicon-building assets, versions for wisdom illustration, experimental modeling of language acquisition and processing, conceptual metaphor thought, paraphrase examine, or the communicative grounding of linguistic constitution.
Originally released in Constructions and Frames Vol. 3:1 (2011) and Vol. 2:2 (2010).

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Figure╯1 shows an example. In principle, any number of layers may be used for annotation in the FrameNet Desktop; however, in standard practice, the most used are the FE, GF and PT layers. g. ). ). For the GF layers, we used the syntactic dependency labels specified in the Tanl Dependency Tagset (see note 3), while for the PT layer we used the same phrase labels as the Berkeley FrameNet. 3. 1 Assigning frames to LUs There is a fairly large number of frames that are somehow related to perception in the FrameNet database.

Notice, observe, discover in English). At this time, we did not take into consideration verbs where the Phenomenon is a subject and the Perceiver is implied or expressed as a dative, such as sembrare, suonare, sapere di (appear, sound, smell or taste in English), as in Questo libro sembra interessante (This book looks interesting). These verbs are described by the Appearance frame in English. Assigning semantic frames developed for English LUs to Italian ones is not a straightforward procedure, as it might seem prima facie.

The judge glimpses [a distinguished-looking man], [who is walking away as quickly as possible]: it’s professor Berardi. (16) Ha scorto [l’ex presidente delle Ferrovie]direct object [mentre faceva jogging in pigiama]mentre-clause. She glimpsed [the ex-president of the railway company] [while he was jogging in his pajamas]. Finally, the Body Part may be expressed as a con [with]-complement (17) or as the subject (18). (17) Ad un certo punto scorge, [con la coda dell’occhio]con-complement una pattuglia della polizia.

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