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What is a summary relation?



A summary relation is a contraction relation in which a proposition(s) repeats, in abbreviated form, the information of a group of propositions previously expressed.

  A summary relation is a kind of

Mann and Thompson 1987b 72


Beekman and Callow 1974 299


Beekman, Callow, and Kopesec 1981 97

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