Integration of Speech and Natural Language
Interim rept. 30 Dec 1986-31 Mar 1988
BBN LABS INC CAMBRIDGE MA
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This report presents our work on integrating speech and natural language processing for speech understanding. It describes the components of the system the unification grammar and corresponding parser, the higher order intensional logic and the type system used for semantic interpretation, and the search strategy used for speech understanding. Keywords Unification grammars, parsing, natural language processing, Compositional semantics, Intensional logic, Higher order logic speech recognition, Speech understanding, hidden Markov models.