○ What constraints are required to correctly parse word sequences like I am happy and she is happy but not *you is happy or *they am happy? Implement two solutions for the present tense paradigm of the verb be in English, first taking Grammar Example 9-8 as your starting point, and then taking Grammar Example 9-22 as the starting point.
○ Develop a variant of grammar in Example 9-17 that uses a feature
COUNT to make the distinctions shown
The boy sings.
The boys sing.
The water is precious.
Water is precious.
○ Write a function
subsumes() that holds of two feature
fs2 just in case
○ Modify the grammar illustrated in Example 9-32 to incorporate a
BAR feature for dealing with phrasal
Develop a feature-based grammar that will correctly describe the following Spanish noun phrases:
‘a beautiful picture’
‘a beautiful curtain’