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A Montagovian Treatment of Modal Subordination

Nicholas Asher 1, 2, 3 Sylvain Pogodalla 4 
1 IRIT-MELODI - MEthodes et ingénierie des Langues, des Ontologies et du DIscours
IRIT - Institut de recherche en informatique de Toulouse
4 SEMAGRAMME - Semantic Analysis of Natural Language
Inria Nancy - Grand Est, LORIA - NLPKD - Department of Natural Language Processing & Knowledge Discovery
Abstract : Epistemic modality involves complex contextual dependencies that linguists have studied (Roberts 1989; Veltman 1996). We show that they have a natural treatment within a continuation style semantics.
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Nicholas Asher, Sylvain Pogodalla. A Montagovian Treatment of Modal Subordination. 20th Semantics and Linguistic Theory conference (SALT20 2010), Apr 2010, Vancouver, Canada. ⟨10.3765/salt.v20i0.2585⟩. ⟨inria-00565616⟩



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