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date: 05 August 2020

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Categorial grammar predates Syntactic Structures by two decades. Characterized by classification of expressions by recursively defined types, it is highly lexicalist or, as in the formulation pursued here, purely lexicalist. The chapter address continuity (concatenation) and discontinuity (interpoloation), categorial syntactic structures as proof nets, Curry-Howard type-logical semantics, and complexity and acceptability.

Keywords: categorial grammar, Lambek calculus, discontinuous Lambek calculus, Type Logical Grammar, categorial proof nets, Curry-Howard semantics, complexity and performance

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