|Title:|| SPLITTING THE REFERENCE TIME:
TEMPORAL ANAPHORA AND QUANTIFICATION IN DRT.
|Authors:|| R. Nelken and N. Francez
|Abstract:||We present an analysis of temporal anaphora in sentences which contain quantification over events, within the framework of Discourse Representation Theory. The analysis in  of quantified sentences, introduced by a temporal connective, gives the wrong truth-conditions when the temporal connective in the subordinate clause is before or after. This problem has been previously analyzed in  as an instance of the proportion problem, and given a solution from a Generalized Quantifier approach. By using a careful distinction between the different notions of reference time, based on , we propose a solution to this problem, within the framework of DRT. We show some applications of this solution to additional temporal anaphora phenomena in quantified sentences.|
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