Grupo de investigaciones léxicas y gramaticales en lengua inglesa

Verb classes: general            

Where Do Verb Classes Come From?     Beth Levin. Stanford University. 

Using Subcategorization to Resolve Verb Class Ambiguity   Maria Lapata, Chris Brew. Statistical model of verbclass ambiguity.

Verb Class Disambiguation Using Informative Priors     Mirella Lapata and  Chris Brew. University of Sheffield and Ohio State University. Presents a a probabilistic version of Levin’s classification in verb sense disambiguation

The induction of verb frames and verb classes from corpora Sabine Schulte im Walde.

Automatic Verb Classification Using Distributions of Grammatical Features   Suzanne Stevenson and Paola Merlo. Rutgers University and University of Geneva.  Case study of the application of machine learning techniques to classify verbs (unergatives, unaccusatives,and object-drop) into semantic classes.

Inducing Frame Semantic Verb Classes from WordNet and LDOCE Rebecca Green, Bonnie J. Dorr, and Philip Resnik, University of Maryland. Introduction to SemFrame, a system that induces semantic frames automatically.

 Class-Based Construction of a Verb Lexicon Karin Kipper, Hoa Trang Dang, and Martha Palmer. University of Pennsylvania. 

An introduction to VerbNet

Investigating regular sense extensions based on intersective Levin classes   Hoa Trang Dang, Karin Kipper, Martha Palmer,

Joseph Rosenzweig.  University of Pennsylvania. Presents a refinement of Levin’s verb classes.

Extended Lexical-Semantic Classification of English Verbs  Anna Korhonen and Ted Briscoe.University of Cambridge.  The paper presents an extention to Levin’s taxonomy, introducing 57 new verb classes.

A Large-scale Classification of English Verbs Karin Kipper, Anna Korhonen Neville Ryant & Martha Palmer. University of Colorado at Boulder University of Cambridge and University of Pennsylvania.  An article describing   the integration of new verb classes to VerbNet (the Korhonen-Briscoe ( 2004) and Korhonen-Ryant (2005)

 FrameNet’s Frames vs. Levin’s Verb Classes Collin F. Baker & Josef Ruppenhofer. International Computer Science Institute & University of California, Berkeley.

Telicity and English verb classes and alternations Mari Broman Olsen

The Generative Lexicon James Pustejuvsky

Verb Classes and Aspectual Clasification Susan Rothstein

Qué significan aspectualmente algunos verbos y qué pueden llegar a significar Elena de Miguel

Specific verb classes

Verbs of communication

Pruning the verb class tree. Issues of granularity in classifying verbs of communication   Bernard De Clerck, Filip Verroens and Dominique Willems Contragram. Ghent University. An alternative classification for verbs of communication

On the Analysis of Communicative Action    Jens Allwood. University of Gothenburg.

 Checklist for verbs of speaking   Adrienne Lehrer.

Verbs of motion

How Motion verbs are special: the interaction of semantic and pragmatic information in aspectual verb meanings   Carol Tenny.

Modulalarity in Thematic versus Aspectual licensing: Paths and Moved objects in motion verbs   Carol Tenny. 

The Unergativity of Verbs of Motion   Daniela Lupsa. Also discusses verbs of sound emission.

External temporal specification  in English verbs of motion    Naděžda Kudrnáčová. Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno. 

On the Semantics of English Verbs of Locomotion    Naděžda Kudrnáčová

Motion Verbs and Semantic Features in TAG   Tonia Bleam, Martha Palmer and K. Vijay- Shanker.University of Pennsylvania. 

Two Ways to Travel : Verbs of Motion in English and Spanish by Dan L. Slobin in “Grammatical Constructions: their form and meaning” edited by Masayoshi Shibatani and Sandra A. Thompson. Partial view available on Google Books 

Verbos de Movimiento   Luis París.Incihusa- CONICET 



 Verbs of Perception

Verbs of Sensory perception : An English- Spanish comparison    Ana Rojo and Javier Valezuela. Universidad de Murcia. 

Polysemy and Metaphor in Perception Verbs: a Cross-linguistic Study    B. Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano. (doctoral thesis). University of Edinburgh. 

Verbs of Emission

Verb Classes with Eventive Infinitives in Spanish  Antonio Fábregas and Soledad Varela. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

La posición de sujeto y otras propiedades sintácticas de los verbos de emisión Teresa María Rodríguez Ramalle. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.  


Verbs of Ingesting

The linguistics of eating and drinking Edited by John Newman. Partial view available on  Google Books 

Verbs of change of state

Change of State Verbs: Implications for Theories of Argument Projection  Malka Rappaport Hovav & Beth Levin. Stanford University, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

The States in Changes of State Andrew Koontz-Garboden. Stanford University. 

Disambiguating Spanish Change of State Verbs David Eddington. 

Relaciones de interficie: los verbos de cambio de estado    Amaya Mendikoetxea. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. (in Spanish)