syntactic analysis


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syntactic analysis

[sin′tak·tik ə′nal·ə·səs]
(computer science)
The problem of associating a given string of symbols through a grammar to a programming language, so that the question of whether the string belongs to the language may be answered.
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A last phase in syntactic analysis of NL constraints is identification of (active/passive) voice of a sentence.
It thus makes sense to assume that they may be used to constrain the syntactic analysis of sentences, not only by children, but also by adults.
The syntactic or partly syntactic analysis of the complex Athabascan verb is attractive because it offers two unique advantages.
Finally, we have demonstrated that these divisions should be reflected in the syntactic analysis of these elements.
Goscilo's introduction is an artistic gem, in which the traits of Vasilenko's style become the backdrop of a linguistic and syntactic analysis exploring the intricacies of narrative discourse.
Deigner takes up several large tasks: a syntactic analysis of these forms in Tamil sentences; a semantic analysis of the meaning they contribute to the structures they appear in; and an historical analysis of the change in their typological status over time.
Ferreira and Clifton (1986) found that readers initially compute an incorrect syntactic analysis of certain sentences even when the preceding context provides information which, in principle, could have been used to analyze the sentence correctly.
Syntactic analysis has been applied, for example, to seismic waveforms [1], to aluminum manufacturing [5], and to the test and evaluation of Navy torpedoes [6].
The articles in this collection divide the field of natural language processing as follows: speech recognition and spoken-language analysis, syntactic analysis, semantic analysis, discourse analysis and information extraction, and machine translation.
The way forward in metrical studies is shown in the provisional report of Macrae-Gibson and Lishman, who use two computer programmes, first to scan Old English verse and make limited syntactic analysis, but without semantic analysis, to obtain a 'Bliss-type coding', and secondly to compare texts and sections of text for distribution types.
syntactic analysis, giving insight into the relationship between
Every sentence, then, of a rigorously syntactic analysis of modern music--like those in the present volume--carries these cognitive and moral implications; and this, perhaps, is why formal analysts are so passionate in resisting the 'impurity' of semantic study.