EROSION: Word erosion

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) See Also Examples

View source: R/EROSION.R

Description

If a perceived form differs from the mental representation it is matched with and the form has not been set yet, the hearer agent adjusts its mental representation.

Usage

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EROSION(hearerID, interpretation)

Arguments

hearerID

Pointer to the hearer agent whose representations might erode.

interpretation

Analysis of the utterance including the actually perceived forms.

Details

Forms will only be adjusted if they have not been frequently used (yet). Pronounced forms may differ from their representations because of reduction in pronunciation (cf. REDUCE).

Value

no actual output; the form representations of the hearer agent are updated.

Author(s)

Sander Lestrade

See Also

TURN

Examples

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FOUND()
situation=SITUATION(1)
proposition=PROPOSITION(1, situation)
utterance=PRODUCE(1, proposition)
interpretation=INTERPRET(2, utterance, situation)
EROSION(2, interpretation)

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