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Sigma KEE - LinguisticCommunication
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linguistic communication
A Communication that involves the transfer of information via a LinguisticExpression.
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Parents communication A SocialInteraction that involves the transfer of information between two or more CognitiveAgents. Note that Communication is closely related to, but essentially different from, ContentDevelopment. The latter involves the creation or modification of a ContentBearingObject, while Communication is the transfer of information for the purpose of conveying a message.
Children committingInstances of this Class commit the agent to some future course of action. For example, Bob promised Susan that he would be home by 11pm.
 correspondingInstances of LinguisticCommunication which are achieved by means of Texts that are mailed between the persons communicating with one another.
 debatingA Contest where each participant holds a different view regarding some issue, and each participant attempts to prove, by rhetoric or evidence, that his/her own views about a particular matter are correct and/or that the views of the other participants are incorrect.
 declaringThe Class of LinguisticCommunications that effect an institutional alteration when performed by competent authority. Some examples are nominating, marrying, and excommunicating.
 directingInstances of this Class urge some further action among the receivers. A Directing can be an Ordering, a Requesting or a Questioning.
 ElaboratingA LinguisticCommunication in which the agent adds additional content beyond the original utterance.
 expressing in languageAny instance of Expressing that is also an instance of LinguisticCommunication, e.g. thanking someone, expressing condolence, expressing disapproval with an utterance rather than a Gesture, etc.
 negotiatingA Contest where each participant attempts to maximize his self-interest in a Promise that marks the end of the Contest.
 RestatingA Communication act in which the speaker reiterates the same Proposition as a previous speech act. Note that this is not a Stating, since the speaker may simply be saying what someone else said, and not actually committing to the truth of what that person said.
 speakingAny LinguisticCommunication by a Human which involves his/her vocal cords.
 statingInstances of this Class commit the agent to some truth.For example, John claimed that the moon is made of green cheese.
 supposingInstances of this Class suppose, for the sake of argument, that a proposition is true. For example, John considered what he would do if he won the lottery.
 tellingA lieAny LinguisticCommunication which is both False and believed to be False by the agent of the LinguisticCommunication.
 written communicationAny LinguisticCommunication where the instrument is a Text, e.g. a letter, an email, a memo, etc.


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