Temporal Vagueness, Coordination and Communication

Ewan Klein, Michael Rovatsos

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Abstract / Description of output

How is it that people manage to communicate even when they implicitly differ on the meaning of the terms they use? Take an innocent-sounding expression such as tomorrow morning. What counts as morning? There is a surprising amount of variation across different people.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVagueness in Communication
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Workshop, ViC 2009, held as part of ESSLLI 2009, Bordeaux, France, July 20-24, 2009. Revised Selected Papers
EditorsRick Nouwen, Robert van Rooij, Uli Sauerland, Hans-Christian Schmitz
PublisherSpringer-Verlag GmbH
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-18445-1
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer Berlin / Heidelberg


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