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Reference in Robotics : a Givenness Hierarchy Theoretic Approach

@inproceedings{Williams2017ReferenceIR,
  title={Reference in Robotics : a Givenness Hierarchy Theoretic Approach},
  author={T. Williams and Matthias Scheutz},
  year={2017}
}
As robots become increasingly prevalent in our society, it becomes increasingly important to endow them with natural language capabilities. Natural language capabilities are especially important for robots designed to operate in domains such as eldercare robotics, education robotics, space robotics, and urban search-and-rescue robotics. In eldercare robotics and education robotics, it may simply be too cognitively burdensome for the target population to learn to interact with their would-be… Expand

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