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A Partial Account of Presupposition Projection
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In this paper it is shown how a partial semantics for presupposition can be given which is empirically more satisfactory than its predecessors, and how this semantics can be integrated with a technically sound, compositional grammar in the Montagovian fashion. Expand
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Thinking about thinking aloud: a comparison of two verbal protocols for usability testing
We report on an exploratory experimental comparison of two different thinking aloud approaches in a usability test that focused on navigation problems in a highly nonstandard Web site. One approachExpand
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Presupposition and Anaphora
Acknowledgements 1. Introductuion 2. Anaphora and discourse semantics 3. Negation and disjunction in DRT 4. Presupposition and partiality 5. Presupposition and montague grammar 6. Presupposition andExpand
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Negation and Disjunction in Discourse Representation Theory
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La Theorie de la Representation du Discours classique (TRD) predit qu'un SN indefini ne peut preceder un element anaphorique si le SN est -et l'element anaphornique n'est pas- dans le champ de la negation. Expand
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Presupposition Projection as Proof Construction
Van der Sandt’s (1992) anaphoric account of presupposition is generally considered to be the theory which makes the best empirical predictions about presupposition projection (see e.g. BeaverExpand
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Information Modalities for Procedural Instructions: The Influence of Text, Pictures, and Film Clips on Learning and Executing RSI Exercises
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Learning from a picture led to the shortest learning times followed by an instruction in a film clip. Expand
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Presuppositions in context : constructing bridges
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We would like to thank René Ahn, Nicholas Asher, Kees van Deemter and Jerry Hobbs for discussion and comments. Expand
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Mood, persuasion and information presentation : the influence of mood on the effectiveness of persuasive digital documents
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We describe an experiment studying the effectiveness of persuasive digital documents, taking mood, exposure time and site design into account. Expand
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Description theory, LTAGs and underspecified semantics
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An attractive way to model the relation between an underspecified syntactic representation and its completions is to let the representation correspond to a logical description and the completions to the models of that description. Expand
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