Paper: Connotation As A Form Of Inference

ACL ID C80-1033
Title Connotation As A Form Of Inference
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1980

Story-processing systems have to deal, or avoid dealing, with INFERENCE CONTROL ''6' Ii, 13. when designing one such system 2, we were great- ly helped by the "(ERC)RC" expression for con- notation I. Our system is specialised in multi - faceted descriptions of characters (not, how- ever, in the most difficult problems of beliefs about beliefs 4 and 8): here we present another aspect of the story character processing, name- ly the recursive EXPLANATION of inconsistencies appearing in the description of a character.