The use of situation theory in context modeling

Computational Intelligence 13 (3):427-438 (1997)
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At the heart of natural language processing is the understanding of context dependent meanings. This paper presents a preliminary model of formal contexts based on situation theory. It also gives a worked-out example to show the use of contexts in lifting, i.e., how propositions holding in a particular context transform when they are moved to another context. This is useful in NLP applications where preserving meaning is a desideratum.

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Varol Akman
Bilkent University


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