Utterance paths

Lei Zhang, C. Hoede

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Abstract

In this paper the concept of utterance path is investigated. In the theory of knowledge graphs sentences are represented by socalled sentence graphs. The sentence graph of a sentence can be obtained by structural parsing of the sentence. Here we study the problem of determining rules for uttering the sentence graph. Given a sentence graph there are usually several ways how such a graph can be brought under words, i.e. can be uttered. The sentences arising from these ways of uttering consist of words occurring in the sentence graph in a specific order. Languages differ in the way the words occurring in the sentence are ordered. We investigate several sentences both in English and in Chinese.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEnschede
PublisherUniversity of Twente, Department of Applied Mathematics
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Publication series

NameMemorandum
PublisherDepartment of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente
No.1658
ISSN (Print)0169-2690

Keywords

  • MSC-05C99
  • IR-65844
  • EWI-3478
  • MSC-68F99

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    Zhang, L., & Hoede, C. (2002). Utterance paths. (Memorandum; No. 1658). Enschede: University of Twente, Department of Applied Mathematics.