Towards the use of automated reasoning in discourse disambiguation

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In this paper, we claim that the disambiguation ofreferring expressions in discourse can be formulated in terms automatedreasoners can address. Specifically, we show that consistency,informativity and minimality are criteria which (i) can be implementedusing automated reasoning tools and (ii) can be used to disambiguatenoun-noun compounds, metonymy and definite descriptions.
Keywords automated reasoning  discourse  semantics
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DOI 10.1023/A:1017916706972
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