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Authors:

Katrien Beuls
Pieter Wellens
Remi van Trijp PhD

Journal:

Publisher:

Springer

Pages:

215–234
Diagnostics and Repairs in Fluid Construction Grammar

Abstract

Linguistic utterances are full of errors and novel expressions, yet linguistic communication is remarkably robust. This paper presents a double-layered architecture for open-ended language processing, in which ?diagnostics? and ?repairs? operate on a meta-level for detecting and solving problems that may occur during habitual processing on a routine layer. Through concrete operational examples, this paper demonstrates how such an architecture can directly monitor and steer linguistic processing, and how language can be embedded in a larger cognitive system.