Chapter 15

(Almost) Never Letting Go: Inference Retention during Text Understanding

Jennifer K. Holbrook,     Department of Cognitive Sciences, School of Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine

Kurt P. Eiselt and Richard H. Granger, Jr.,     Irvine Computational Intelligence Project, Department of Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine

Edward H. Matthei,     Department of Cognitive Sciences, School of Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine

Publisher Summary

This chapter describes the conditional retention theory and its implications in detail, and shows how conditional retention in a modular processing framework accounts for a wide range of recent experimental data on lexical disambiguation. ...

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