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Semantic Primitives

In a recent posting to CORPORA on the topic of semantic primitives, John Sowa says, The so-called primitives are the result of analysis by adults who have learned how to write dissertations about language. I believe there are no primitives that are truly primitive in the sense that they cannot be analyzed in different ways […]

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Taxonomy Change Operations

I have been involved in the development of a frame element hierarchy or taxonomy, based on FrameNet’s frame-to-frame relations and frame element definitions. Since I know that this taxonomy is not perfect and can be improved, I need to consider the types of operations that might be involved in making changes. Although this may seem […]

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