An outline of type-theoretical approaches to lexical semantics

Robin Cooper, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Christian Retoré, University of Montpellier, France


We take the opportunity of the publication of some of the papers of the ESSLLI workshop  TYTLES (TYpes Theory and LExical Semantics, ESSLLI 2015, Barcelona) to provide an overview of the possibilities that type theory offer to model lexical semantics, especially the type theoretical frameworks that properly model compositional semantics.


lexical semantics, compositional semantics, type theory

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ISSN of the paper edition: 2299-856X