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Cooperativeness Computation And Its Application To Data-Retrieval
Author(s): D. G. Shin; S. K. Wallfesh
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Paper Abstract

When a question is posed, its interpretation can he modeled in terms of its speaker's intention, background, and expectation, factors which accompany the question. In this context, if the question's hearer attempts to identify and consider a set of multiple possible interpretations, we deem his behavior to be cooperative. We show how this observation can be applied towards cooperative database retrieval.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 March 1988
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0937, Applications of Artificial Intelligence VI, (29 March 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947018
Show Author Affiliations
D. G. Shin, University of Connecticut (United States)
S. K. Wallfesh, University of Connecticut (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0937:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence VI
Mohan M. Trivedi, Editor(s)

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