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Publications on Syntax and Semantics

Jerry R. Hobbs
Information Sciences Institute
University of Southern California
Marina del Rey, California

All publications are available from the author: hobbs@isi.edu

Hobbs, Jerry R., 2001. ``Syntax and Metonymy'', in P. Bouillon and F. Busa (Eds.), The Language of Word Meaning, pp. 290-311, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom. [ps, 177KB] [pdf, 164KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R. 1998. ``The Syntax of English in an Abductive Framework'', manuscript. (283 pp.) [ps 1.9MB] [pdf 1.8MB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., and Andrew Kehler, 1997. ``A Theory of Parallelism and the Case of VP Ellipsis'', Proceedings, 35th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 394-401, Madrid, Spain, July 1997. [ps,150KB] [pdf, 166KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1995. ``Monotone Decreasing Quantifiers in a Scope-Free Logical Form'', in K. van Deemter and S. Peters (Eds.), Semantic Ambiguity and Underspecification, CSLI Lecture Notes No. 55, pp. 55-76, Stanford, California, 1995. [ps,237KB] [pdf, 190KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., and John Bear, 1995. ``Two Principles of Parse Preference'', in Linguistica Computazionale: Current Issues in Computational Linguistics: In Honour of Don Walker, Vol. 9-10, pp. 503-512. [pdf 543KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., Douglas E. Appelt, John Bear, Mabry Tyson, and David Magerman, 1992. ``Robust Processing of Real-World Natural-Language Texts'', in Text-Based Intelligent Systems: Current Research and Practice in Information Extraction and Retrieval, P. Jacobs, editor, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, New Jersey, pp. 13-33. [ps 224KB] [pdf 166KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1992. ``A National Resource Grammar'', Proceedings, Speech and Natural Language Workshop, Harriman, New York, February 1992, pp. 352-354.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1992. ``Machine Translation: Session Summary'', Proceedings, Speech and Natural Language Workshop, Harriman, New York, February 1992, pp. 253-254.

bibitemHobbs+c91 Hobbs, Jerry R., Douglas E. Appelt, John Bear, Mabry Tyson, and David Magerman, 1991. ``The TACITUS System: The MUC-3 Experience'', SRI Technical Note 511, SRI International, Menlo Park, California. November 1991. [ps,257KB] [pdf, 188KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., and John Bear, 1990. ``Two Principles of Parse Preference'', in H. Karlgren, ed., Proceedings, Thirteenth International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Helsinki, Finland, Vol. 3, pp. 162-167, August, 1990.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1990. ``The Pierrehumbert-Hirschberg Theory of Intonational Meaning Made Simple'', in Intentions in Communication, P. Cohen, J. Morgan, and M. Pollack, editors, Bradford Books (MIT Press), Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp. 313-324. [pdf, 1.3MB]

Bear, John, and Jerry R. Hobbs, 1988. ``Localizing the Expression of Ambiguity'', Proceedings, Second Conference on Applied Natural Language Processing, Austin, Texas, February, 1988. [pdf 651KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., and Stuart M. Shieber, 1987. ``An Algorithm for Generating Quantifier Scopings'', Computational Linguistics, vol. 13, nos. 1-2, January-June 1987, pp. 47-63. [ps 234KB] [pdf 299KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R. 1986. ``Some Notes on Performance Evaluation for Natural Language Systems'', unpublished manuscript, July 1986. [ps 138KB] [pdf 88KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., (1986) ``Overview of the TACITUS Project'', Computational Linguistics, Vol. 12, No. 3.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1985, ``The Logical Notation: Ontological Promiscuity'', manuscript. (108 pp.). [ps,694KB] [pdf, 641KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R. 1985. ``Ontological Promiscuity.'' Proceedings, 23rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 61-69. Chicago, Illinois, July 1985. [ps,180KB] [pdf, 184KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1983. ``An Improper Treatment of Quantification in Ordinary English'', Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting, Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 57-63. Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 1983.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1982. ``Representing Ambiguity'', Proceedings of the First West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, Stanford, California, January 1982, pp. 15-28.

Grosz, Barbara, Norman Haas, Gary Hendrix, Jerry Hobbs, Paul Martin, Robert Moore, Jane Robinson, Stanley Rosenschein (1982) ``DIALOGIC: A Core Natural-Language Processing System'', Technical Note 270, Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1978, ``Resolving Pronoun References'', Lingua, Vol. 44, pp. 311-338. Also in Readings in Natural Language Processing, B. Grosz, K. Sparck-Jones, and B. Webber, editors, pp. 339-352, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Los Altos, California. [pdf 1.1MB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., and Stanley Rosenschein, 1978. ``Making Computational Sense of Montague's Intensional Logic'', Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 9, pp. 287-306. [pdf, 2.4MB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1977. ``38 Examples of Elusive Antecedents from Published Texts'', Research Report 77-2, Department of Computer Sciences, City College, City University of New York, August 1977. [pdf 761KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1976. ``A Computational Approach to Discourse Analysis''. Research Report 76-2, Department of Computer Sciences, City College, City University of New York. December 1976.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1976. ``Pronoun Resolution''. Research Report 76-1, Department of Computer Sciences, City College, City University of New York. August 1976. [pdf 2.2MB]

Grishman, Ralph, and Jerry R. Hobbs, 1976. ``The Automatic Transformational Analysis of English Sentences: An Implementation'', International Journal of Computer Mathematics, Vol. 5, pp. 267-283, 1976.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1974. ``A Metalanguage for Expressing Grammatical Restrictions in Nodal Spans Parsing of Natural Language'', Courant Computer Science Report #2, New York University, January 1974.




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