CS 672: Natural Language Processing Semantics

Course Contents:

Introduction to semantics, semantic interpretation, knowledge representation, context and world knowledge, plans and actions, discourse structure, belief models, speech acts. Selected applications.

Books and References:

G. Chirchia and S. McConnell Ginet.Meaning and Grammar, MIT Press, 1990.

James Allen.Natural Language Understanding, Benjamin-Cummins, 1987.