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A formalism and an algorithm for computing pragmatic inferences and detecting infelicities

Constantin Daniel Marcu

A formalism and an algorithm for computing pragmatic inferences and detecting infelicities

by Constantin Daniel Marcu

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 1994.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17027160M
ISBN 100315961341

The major contribution of this paper is the presentation of a general unifying description of distributed algorithms allowing to map local, node-based algorithms onto a single global, network-based form. As a first consequence the new description offers to analyze their learning and steady-state behavior by classical methods. A further consequence is the analysis of implementation issues as. It doesn't make sense to talk about the step complexity of an algorithm without defining what a "step" is first. Algorithmic complexity is always relative to a model of computation, whether that be transitions of a Turing Machine, reductions in λ-calculus, instructions of a Random Access Machine or the number of comparisons when talking about comparison-based sorts such as bubble sort, quick.

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