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Alexandre Rademaker edited this page Sep 23, 2021 · 7 revisions

Dependency MRS (DMRS: Copestake, 2009) is a representation which may be interconverted with MRSs which are produced by grammars which obey the MRS algebra (with some wiggle room) and which also obey the characteristic variable property. More details will be added soon!

In RmrsDmrsComparison we have a discussion about the efficient comparison of packed DMRSs.

The XML serialization of an DRMS, produced by PyDelphinTop, is defined in


Copestake, A. (2009). Slacker semantics: Why superficiality, dependency and avoidance of commitment can be the right way to go. Conference of the European Chapter of the ACL, (pp. 1-9). Athens.