Academic Catalog

COGS522 LEXICAL SEMANTICS

Course Code: 9020522
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Cognitive Sciences
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. CEYHAN TEMRC
Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Content

Lexical relations, approaches to meaning components (binary features, logical decomposition, semantic primitives), lexical organization (categorization, prototypes, metaphor, metonymy, semantic maps), lexical meaning and compositionality, verb semantics (event classification, event structure, argument structure, linking problem), lexicon in computational theories of grammar, close up on Pustejovsky s generative lexicon.