See more Constraint based grammar articles on AOD.

Powered by
TTSReader
Share this page on
Article provided by Wikipedia


( => ( => ( => Constraint-based grammar [pageid] => 51147036 ) =>

Constraint-based grammars can perhaps be best understood in contrast to "generative grammars. A generative grammar lists all the transformations, merges, movements, and deletions that can result in all well-formed sentences, while constraint-based grammars, take the opposite approach, allowing anything that is not otherwise constrained. "The grammar is nothing but a set of constraints that structures are required to satisfy in order to be considered well-formed."[1] "A constraint-based grammar is more like a data base or a knowledge representation system than it is like a collection of algorithms."[2]

Examples of such grammars include[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pollard, Carl. "The nature of constraint-based grammar" (PDF). 11th Pacific Asian conference on language, information and computation. 
  2. ^ Pollard, Carl. "The nature of constraint-based grammar" (PDF). 11th Pacific Asian conference on language, information and computation. 
  3. ^ Müller, Stefan (2016). Grammatical theory: From transformational grammar to constraint-based approaches. Berlin: Language Science Press. pp. 490–491. 


) )