Reassessing Constructions in the ARTEMIS Parser




Role and Reference Grammar, Lexical Constructional Model, unification grammar, constructionist space, constructions, ARTEMIS parser


The aim of this study is to reexamine the status of constructions in ARTEMIS (Automatically Representing TExt Meaning via an Interlingua-based System), a Natural Language Understanding prototype that seeks to provide the syntactic and semantic structure of a given fragment in a natural language. The architecture of ARTEMIS has been designed to conform to the tenets of the Lexical Constructional Model (LCM), a theory in which constructions are a central tool for the linguistic description of languages. However, since ARTEMIS is a computational device, there are many formalization requirements which involve the adaptation of the LCM, a process which necessarily leads to reconsidering several issues, as are: (i) what counts as a constructional structure; (ii) how constructions contribute to parsing operations in ARTEMIS; and (iii) the location and the format of constructional patterns.



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How to Cite

Cortés Rodríguez, F., & Mairal Usón, R. (2022). Reassessing Constructions in the ARTEMIS Parser. Journal of English Studies, 20, 25–58.