Semantic negotiation: Modelling ambiguity in dialogue

Alison Pease, Simon Colton, Alan Smaill, John Lee

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Abstract / Description of output

We argue that negotiation over the meaning of terms in a statement is part of human discussion and that it can lead to richer theories. We describe our preliminary model of semantic negotiation and discuss theoretical examples which we hope to implement. Finally we consider how semantic negotiation fits into existing work on argumentation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 6th Workshop on the semantics and pragmatics of dialogue (Edilog 2002)
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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