Semantic Theory

Some articles on semantic theory, semantics, theory, semantic:

Structure of An ISO/IEC 11179 Metadata Registry
... The ISO/IEC 11179 model is a result of two principles of semantic theory, combined with basic principles of data modelling ... The first principle from semantic theory is the thesaurus type relation between wider and more narrow (or specific) concepts, i.e ... The second principle from semantic theory is the relation between a concept and its representation, i.e ...
Peter Ludlow - Foundations of Semantics
... Ludlow's earliest work in semantics was an attempt to combine work in the theory of meaning with contemporary work in generative linguistics, but using resources that are more parsimonious than those typically ... work has explored ways of formalizing alternative approaches to semantic theory—including the possibility of formalizing a Wittgensteinian use theory or expressivist semantics ...
Linguistic Competence - Related Areas of Study - Understanding Humour
... Raskin puts forth a formal semantic theory of humor, which is now widely known as the semantic script theory of humor(SSTH) ... The semantic theory of humour is designed to model the native speaker's intuition with regard to humor or, in other words, his humor competence ... The theory models and thus defines the concept of funniness and is formulated for an ideal speaker-hearer community i.e ...
Formal Theories - Semantic Theory of Truth
... The semantic theory of truth has as its general case for a given language 'P' is true if and only if P where 'P' is a reference to the sentence (the sentence's name), and P is just the sentence itself ... Logician and philosopher Alfred Tarski developed the theory for formal languages (such as formal logic) ... As a result Tarski held that the semantic theory could not be applied to any natural language, such as English, because they contain their own truth predicates ...

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