A Survey of Studies of Bridging Anaphora

Wei Zhao


This paper aims to review previous major studies of bridging anaphora resolution and generation in terms of their major views, advantages and inadequacies of each theory from the psychological, coherence-based, corpus-based, relevance-theoretic, cognitive, formal and computational perspectives. Then a critique of previous approaches to BA resolution and generation are made for future studies.


Bridging anaphora; Approaches to BA resolution and generation; Critique

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