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Spatial Language and Dialogue$
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Kenny R. Coventry, Thora Tenbrink, and John Bateman

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199554201

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554201.001.0001

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Grounding Information in Route Explanation Dialogues

Grounding Information in Route Explanation Dialogues

(p.166) 12 Grounding Information in Route Explanation Dialogues
Spatial Language and Dialogue

Philippe Muller

Laurent Prévot

Oxford University Press

This chapter investigates several factors influencing the grounding of information in a corpus of direction-giving dialogues. Various types of feedback are observed, involving different lexical cues, different local dialogic contexts, and three kinds of spatial expressions (motion descriptions, introductions of landmarks, and descriptions of landmarks).

Keywords:   feedback, route explanation, lexical marker, spatial information sharing, reference management

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