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date: 21 May 2019

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This chapter outlines an explicitly neural theory of language and a construction grammar formalism based on this theory. The formalism, ECG, combines deep insights from cognitive linguistics with advanced techniques of neural computation. We illustrate the theory and the formalism with detailed, automatically generated semantic analyses of several related examples.

Keywords: construction grammar, embodied, neural, best-fit, compositionality, schemas, cognitive, simulation

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