Dynamic Semantics

[Revised entry by Rick Nouwen, Adrian Brasoveanu, Jan van Eijck, and Albert Visser on July 12, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Dynamic semantics is a perspective on natural language
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[Revised entry by Rick Nouwen, Adrian Brasoveanu, Jan van Eijck, and Albert Visser on July 12, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Dynamic semantics is a perspective on natural language semantics that emphasizes the growth of information in time. It is an approach to meaning representation where pieces of text or discourse are viewed as instructions to update an existing context with new information, the result of which is an updated context. In a slogan: meaning is context change potential....

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