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Sigma KEE - Expressing
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expressing
Instances of this Class express a state of the agent.For example, Jane thanked Barbara for the present she had given her. The thanking in this case expresses the gratitude of Jane towards Barbara. Note that Expressing, unlike the other speech act types, is not a subclass of LinguisticCommunication.This is because emotions, for example, can be expressed without language, e.g. by smiling.
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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 expressing approvalExpressing favor about a physical thing or a state of affairs.
 expressing disapprovalExpressing disfavor about a physical thing or a state of affairs.
 expressing farewellAny instance of Expressing an acknowledgment of a person's departure. Note that this class is not a subclass of LinguisticCommunication, because it covers gestures of departure, e.g. Waving and Nodding in certain circumstances.
 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.
 greetingAny instance of Expressing an acknowledgment of a person's arrival. Note that this class is not a subclass of ExpressingInLanguage, because it covers gestures of greeting, e.g. Waving and Nodding in certain circumstances.


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