Ma, Minhua and McKevitt, Paul (2005) Visual semantics and ontology of eventive verbs. In: Natural Language Processing. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (3248). Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 187-196. ISBN 978-3-540-24475-2Metadata only available from this repository.
Various English verb classifications have been analyzed in terms of their syntactic and semantic properties, and conceptual components, such as syntactic valency, lexical semantics, and semantic/syntactic correlations. Here the visual semantics of verbs, particularly their visual roles, somatotopic effectors, and level-of-detail, is studied. We introduce the notion of visual valency and use it as a primary criterion to recategorize eventive verbs for language visualization (animation) in our intelligent multimodal storytelling system, CONFUCIUS. The visual valency approach is a framework for modelling deeper semantics of verbs. In our ontological system we consider both language and visual modalities since CONFUCIUS is a multimodal system.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PE English
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
|Schools:||School of Art, Design and Architecture|
|Depositing User:||Minhua Ma|
|Date Deposited:||28 Sep 2015 15:12|
|Last Modified:||28 Sep 2015 15:12|
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