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Talking Space: inference from spatial linguistic meanings

  title={Talking Space: inference from spatial linguistic meanings},
  author={Vincent Wang-Mascianica and Bob Coecke},
This paper concerns the intersection of natural language and the physical space around us in which we live, that we observe and/or imagine things within. Many important features of language have spatial connotations, for example, many prepositions (like in, next to, after, on, etc.) are fundamentally spatial. Space is also a key factor of the meanings of many words/phrases/sentences/text, and space is a, if not the key, context for referencing (e.g. pointing) and embodiment. We propose a… 
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