Rich Thomason's Research Projects

Last Update of this Document: August 11, 2002

  1. Semantics of Noun Compounds
  2. Semantics of Derived Words
  3. Dynamic rules for context management in discourse, where context includes an abductive model of attention.
  4. Using nonmonotonic epistemic logic to model reasoning about the attitudes of other agents.
  5. The logic of ability, and of actions that fail for one reason or another.
  6. Sentences that are difficult to process for semantic reasons (especially because of factors having to do with negation).
  7. The logic of context.
  8. Predictive, implementable models of the reasoning involved in generating and interpreting conversational implicatures.