Modeling and Using Context: 4th International and Interdisciplinary Conference, CONTEXT 2003, Stanford, CA, USA, June 23-25, 2003, Proceedings

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The refereed proceedings of the 4th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context, CONTEXT 2003, held in Stanford, CA, USA in June 2003.

The 31 full papers and 15 short papers presented were carefully reviewed, selected, and revised for inclusion in the book. The papers presented deal with the interdisciplinary topic of modeling and using context from various points of view, ranging through cognitive science, formal logic, artifical intelligence, ...

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The refereed proceedings of the 4th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context, CONTEXT 2003, held in Stanford, CA, USA in June 2003.

The 31 full papers and 15 short papers presented were carefully reviewed, selected, and revised for inclusion in the book. The papers presented deal with the interdisciplinary topic of modeling and using context from various points of view, ranging through cognitive science, formal logic, artifical intelligence, computational intelligence, philosophical and psychological aspects, and information processing. Highly general philosophical and theoretical issues are complemented by specific applications in various fields.

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Full Papers.- Presupposition Incorporation in Adverbial Quantification.- A Theory of Contextual Propositions for Indicatives.- Context-Sensitive Weights for a Neural Network.- A Common Sense Theory of Causation.- How to Refer: Objective Context vs. Intentional Context.- A SAT-Based Algorithm for Context Matching.- On the Difference between Bridge Rules and Lifting Axioms.- Context Dynamic and Explanation in Contextual Graphs.- A Deduction Theorem for Normal Modal Propositional Logic.- Natural Deduction and Context as (Constructive) Modality.- Communicative Contributions and Communicative Genres: Language Production and Language Understanding in Context.- Explanation as Contextual Categorization.- Effects of Context on the Description of Olfactory Properties.- Varieties of Contexts.- Ubi-UCAM: A Unified Context-Aware Application Model.- Contextual Effects on Word Order: Information Structure and Information Theory.- A Generic Framework for Context-Based Distributed Authorizations.- Unpacking Meaning from Words: A Context-Centered Approach to Computational Lexicon Design.- A Contextual Approach to the Logic of Fiction.- Predictive Visual Context in Object Detection.- Copular Questions and the Common Ground.- Contextual Coherence in Natural Language Processing.- Local Relational Model: A Logical Formalization of Database Coordination.- What to Say on What Is Said.- Modelling “but” in Task-Oriented Dialogue.- Dynamic Contextual Intensional Logic: Logical Foundations and an Application.- Comparatively True Types: A Set-Free Ontological Model of Interpretation and Evaluation Contexts.- Discourse Context and Indexicality.- A Mathematical Model for Context and Word-Meaning.- Demonstratives, Reference, and Perception.- Perceiving Action from Static Images: The Role of Spatial Context.- Short Papers.- How to Define the Communication Situation: Determining Context Cues in Mobile Telephony.- How to Use Enriched Browsing Context to Personalize Web Site Access.- Modular Partial Models: A Formalism for Context Representation.- Contextual Modeling Using Context-Dependent Feedforward Neural Nets.- Context-Based Commonsense Reasoning in the DALI Logic Programming Language.- An Ontology for Mobile Device Sensor-Based Context Awareness.- The Use of Contextual Information in a Proactivity Model for Conversational Agents.- GloBuddy, a Dynamic Broad Context Phrase Book.- Exploiting Dynamicity for the Definition and Parsing of Context Sensitive Grammars.- Co-text Loss in Textual Chat Tools.- Context Proceduralization in Decision Making.- GRAVA: An Architecture Supporting Automatic Context Transitions and Its Application to Robust Computer Vision.- Speaking One’s Mind.- Connecting Route Segments Given in Route Descriptions.

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