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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
I make three related proposals concerning the development of receptive communication in human infants. First, I propose that the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
IN the following pages I have confined myself in the main to those problems of philosophy in regard to which I thought it… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In this paper, we present five user experiments on incorporating behavioral information into the relevance feedback process. In… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
One of the great intellectual battles of modern times is between evolution and religion. Until now, they have been considered… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
© Deirdre Wilson and Dan Sperber 2012. Introduction Pragmatic studies of verbal communication start from the assumption (first… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In this paper, we present the results of a corpus analysis, and a model of anaphora resolution in spontaneous spoken dialogues… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Abstract Some researchers have tried to explain early word learning via garden-variety learning processes and others by invoking… Expand
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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… Expand
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1997
1997
The analysis of definite descriptions is not only an important issue in philosophy, philosophy of language, logic and foundations… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
L'A. examine les transferts de significations en anglais, operation dans laquelle des noms de propriete sont transferes dans de… Expand
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