Computational Linguistics & Phonetics Computational Linguistics & Phonetics Fachrichtung 4.7 Universität des Saarlandes

Einführung in die Pragmatik und Diskurs

Alexis Palmer (office hour: Monday 14-15, C72, 2.08)
Andrea Horbach (office hour: Wednesday 14-15, C72, 1.04)

Meeting times: Monday, 8:30-10am, 12:30-2pm
General course description in Vorlesungsverzeichnis SS 2014

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  • Common ground. Context. Pragmatic inferences.
  • Reference. Discourse model. Givenness and familiarity. Salience. Anaphoric reference, coreference and bridging. Anaphora resolution. Generation of referring expressions.
  • Conversational Implicatures. Gricean cooperative principle and maxims of conversation.
  • Presuppositions. Semantic and pragmatic theories. Presupposition projection.
  • Information structure.
  • Discourse coherence. Discourse relations.
  • Speech acts (conversation acts). Grounding and grounding acts.
  • Conversation structure analysis. Dialogue modeling.