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Pragmatics and AAC approaches to conversational goals

@inproceedings{Todman1997PragmaticsAA,
  title={Pragmatics and AAC approaches to conversational goals},
  author={John Todman and Norman Alm},
  year={1997}
}
The modelling of pragmatic features of natural conversation to help AAC users achieve a range of social conversational goals is considered in relation to the development of an AAC system based on text pre-storage and retrieval. Problems facing designers of AAC systems are highlighted in the hope that insights from NLP may contribute to solutions. 1 Conversational goals People have a variety of implicit and explicit goals when engaging in conversation, among which a broad distinction between… 

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