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Title: Generalized relations for compositional models of meaning
Author: Genovese, Fabrizio Romano
ISNI:       0000 0004 7231 7058
Awarding Body: University of Oxford
Current Institution: University of Oxford
Date of Award: 2017
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In this thesis, tools of categorical quantum mechanics are used to explain natural language from a cognitive point of view. Categories of generalized relations are developed for the task, examples are provided, and languages that are particularly tricky to describe using this approach are taken into consideration.
Supervisor: van Rooij, Robert ; Coecke, Bob ; Marsden, Daniel ; Abramsky, Samson Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Categorical linguistics ; Categorical models of meaning ; Distributional models of meaning ; Category theory ; Categorical Quantum Mechanics ; Linguistics