Re: [xtag-meeting]: Meeting Thu, Jun 27: Metarules (COLING p

Sorry, the subject in the previous msg. said Jun 25. 
It should be of course Thu, Jun 27.

> At the XTAG meeting this Thursday, Jun 27, I will talk about 
> the generation of the XTAG grammar using metarules.
> The first part will be a practice talk for the COLING (abstract follows).
> That means that things will be organized in a higher level.
> Then, if time allows, we can get down to some details, discussion, 
> depending on the participants' interests. In particular I want to discuss 
> the current mismatches between the existing and generated grammar.
> Carlos
> ========
> We discuss a grammar development process used to generate the trees 
> of the wide-coverage Lexicalized Tree Adjoining Grammar (LTAG) for English
> of the XTAG Project. Result of the coupling of Becker's metarules
> and a simple yet principled hierarchy of rule application, the approach
> has been successful to generate the large set of verb trees in the grammar, 
> from a very small initial set of trees.