Ostensive definition

Known as: Ostensively, Ostention, Ostensive 
An ostensive definition conveys the meaning of a term by pointing out examples. This type of definition is often used where the term is difficult to… (More)
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1973-2017
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
I make three related proposals concerning the development of receptive communication in human infants. First, I propose that the… (More)
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2008
2008
We propose an adaptive news video retrieval approach which is based on the Ostensive Model of developing information needs. We… (More)
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2005
2005
This paper presents a system for video shot retrieval in which shots are retrieved based on matching video objects using a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Information retrieval, IR, the science of extracting information from any potential source, can be viewed in a number of ways… (More)
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2003
2003
This paper considers Peer-to-Peer systems in which peers employ taxonomies for describing the contents of their objects and for… (More)
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2002
2002
In this paper we examine the problem of ranking candidate expansion terms for query expansion. We show, by an extension to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We present a model of the progressive development of information needs. It is a model that recognises the changing uncertainty… (More)
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2000
2000
The Ostensive Model proposes a manner of structuring the uncertainty associated with individual relevance judgements as sources… (More)
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1995
1995
In this report I describe those characteristics of information needs that I consider to be the most important for their effective… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
This paper examines demonstrative pronouns used as deictics to refer to the interpretation of one or more clauses. Although this… (More)
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