LING 580 - Semantics I

Description
This course provides an introduction to formal semantics for natural language. The main aim is to develop a semantic system that provides a compositional interpretation of natural language sentences. We discuss various of the aspects central to meaning composition, including function application, modification, quantification, and binding, as well as issues in the syntax-semantics interface. The basic formal tools relevant for semantic analysis, including set theory, propositional logic, and predicate logic are also introduced.
Credits
1
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Fall 2016
Offered
MW, MWF
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1