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The proper treatment of events

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Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Lambalgen, Michiel van, 1954-. Hamm, Fritz, 1953-.
Title Statement
The proper treatment of events / Michiel van Lambalgen and Fritz Hamm.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Malden, MA :   Blackwell Pub.,   c2005.  
Physical Medium
xii, 251 p. ; 26 cm.
Series Statement
Explorations in semantics
ISBN
1405112131 (hardback : alk. paper) 1405112123 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-244) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Tense. Grammar, Comparative and general -- Aspect Grammar, Comparative and general -- Nominals. Logic.
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245 1 4 ▼a The proper treatment of events / ▼c Michiel van Lambalgen and Fritz Hamm.
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300 ▼a xii, 251 p. ; ▼c 26 cm.
440 0 ▼a Explorations in semantics
504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-244) and index.
650 0 ▼a Grammar, Comparative and general ▼x Tense.
650 0 ▼a Grammar, Comparative and general ▼x Aspect
650 0 ▼a Grammar, Comparative and general ▼x Nominals.
650 0 ▼a Logic.
700 1 ▼a Hamm, Fritz, ▼d 1953-.

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Contents information

Table of Contents

Figures.

Preface.

Part I: Time, events and cognition.

Chapter 1: Time.

Psychology of time.

Why do we have the experience of time at all?.

Chapter 2: Events and time.

The analogy between events and objects.

The Russell-Kamp construction of time from events.

Walker’s construction.

Richer languages for events.

Some linguistic applications.

**Continuous time from events.

Conclusion.

Chapter 3: Language, time and planning.

Part II: The formal apparatus.

Chapter 4: Events formalized.

A calculus of events.

The axiom system EC.

Scenarios.

Minimal models.

Chapter 5: Computing with time and events.

Logic programming with constraints.

Minimal models revisited.

How to get to the other side of a street.

**When do causes take effect?.

Exercises for chapters 4 and 5.

Da capo, with feeling.

Chapter 6: Finishing touches.

Coding VPs as fluents and events.

Consistency, truth and partiality.

Part III: A marriage made in heaven – linguistics and robotics.

Chapter 7: Aktionsart.

Eventualities.

Formal definition of Aktionsarten.

Perfective and imperfective eventualities.

Chapter 8: Tense.

Reichenbach’s reference time R.

Event time and the sentence.

Present tense.

Past tense.

Future tense.

Exercises.

Chapter 9: Tense in French: Passé Simple and Imparfait.

Introduction.

Data.

Formalizing the Passé Simple and Imparfait.

Coda.

Exercises.

Chapter 10: Grammatical aspect.

The perfect.

The progressive.

**A computational proof.

Comments on the literature.

Exercises.

Chapter 11: Coercion.

Additive coercion.

Subtractive coercion.

Cross–coercion.

Temporal adverbials: ‘in’ and ‘for’.

Coercion and intensionality.

Exercises.

Chapter 12: Nominalization.

Two types of English Gerunds.

History of the English gerundive system.

Nominalizations formalized I: Denotation types.

Nominalizations formalized II: Lexical meaning.

Chapter 13: Appendix: the basics of logic programming.

Logic programming for propositional logic.

Logic programming for predicate logic.

References.

Index.


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