Game Theory and Linguistic Meaning

Game Theory and Linguistic Meaning

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This is the first book to collect research on game-theoretic tools in the analysis of language with particular reference to semantics and pragmatics. Games are significant, because they pertain equally to pragmatics and semantics of natural language. The book provides an overview of the variety of ways in which game theory is used in the analysis of linguistic meaning and shows how games arise in pragmatic as well as semantic investigations.He must have had a dictionary In order to account for the small text in (27) we need another game rule: ( When a ... Suppose Abelard selects a student, Oscar, and the play continues on: (28) Oscar wrote an essay. ... deleted, but the set of students is added to Immm. The play commences on the next sentence of ( 27): (29) One spelled most of the words correctly. ... complex game rules that we will use in our discussion in Section 3a#39; These rules cover cases like elementary cardinalanbsp;...

Title:Game Theory and Linguistic Meaning
Author:Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen
Publisher:BRILL - 2007-06-30


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