## A game-theoretic account of implicature (1992)

Venue: | Proceedings of the fourth TARK conference |

Citations: | 19 - 0 self |

### BibTeX

@INPROCEEDINGS{Parikh92agame-theoretic,

author = {Prashant Parikh},

title = {A game-theoretic account of implicature},

booktitle = {Proceedings of the fourth TARK conference},

year = {1992},

pages = {85--93},

publisher = {Morgan}

}

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### Abstract

I use game theory, decision theory, and situation theory to model a class of implicatures. Two types of relevance are distinguished and used to construct a model of Gricean communication between speaker and addressee. 1

### Citations

1557 |
Logic and conversation
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- 1975
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Citation Context ...l relevance), is that of a relational property of a proposition with respect to a set of propositions that, *I would like to thank David Israel and Rohit Parikh for helpful conversations. 1 See Grice =-=[7]-=-. ~A thorough discussion of this can be found in Parikh [14]. 3See Israel and Perry [9]. 4See Barwise and Perry[4] and Barwise[2]. 85s86 Parikh intuitively, establishes a 'connection' between them. Sp... |

715 |
Situations and Attitudes
- Barwise, Perry
- 1981
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Citation Context ...ld like to thank David Israel and Rohit Parikh for helpful conversations. 1 See Grice [7]. ~A thorough discussion of this can be found in Parikh [14]. 3See Israel and Perry [9]. 4See Barwise and Perry=-=[4]-=- and Barwise[2]. 85s86 Parikh intuitively, establishes a 'connection' between them. Sperber and Wilson [16] have attempted to capture this property by their idea of contextual implication. Something i... |

665 | Relevance: Communication and Cognition - Sperber, Wilson - 1986 |

195 |
The Situation in Logic
- Barwise
- 1989
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Citation Context ...k David Israel and Rohit Parikh for helpful conversations. 1 See Grice [7]. ~A thorough discussion of this can be found in Parikh [14]. 3See Israel and Perry [9]. 4See Barwise and Perry[4] and Barwise=-=[2]-=-. 85s86 Parikh intuitively, establishes a 'connection' between them. Sperber and Wilson [16] have attempted to capture this property by their idea of contextual implication. Something is contextually ... |

97 | Utterer's Meaning and Intentions - Grice - 1969 |

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Précis of relevance
- Sperber, Wilson
- 1987
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Citation Context ...cussion of this can be found in Parikh [14]. 3See Israel and Perry [9]. 4See Barwise and Perry[4] and Barwise[2]. 85s86 Parikh intuitively, establishes a 'connection' between them. Sperber and Wilson =-=[16]-=- have attempted to capture this property by their idea of contextual implication. Something is contextually implied by a proposition with respect to a set of propositions just in case it is 'nontrivia... |

41 |
Three views of common knowledge
- Barwise
- 1988
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Citation Context ...ill be 2, B's total cost will be 1.1° Note that A incurs a processing cost because she has to consider B's processing, not because she herself needs to understand the 7See Levinson [10]. 8See Barwise =-=[1]-=-. 9precise definitions for the latter terms can be found in Parikh [11]. 1°There are presumably some perception costs for/3 but I will ignore them here.s88 Parikh s v Y Figure 2: First Stage of Game u... |

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What Is Information
- Israel, Perry
- 1990
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Citation Context ...f propositions that, *I would like to thank David Israel and Rohit Parikh for helpful conversations. 1 See Grice [7]. ~A thorough discussion of this can be found in Parikh [14]. 3See Israel and Perry =-=[9]-=-. 4See Barwise and Perry[4] and Barwise[2]. 85s86 Parikh intuitively, establishes a 'connection' between them. Sperber and Wilson [16] have attempted to capture this property by their idea of contextu... |

1 | Scalar implicature - Parikh - 1992 |

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A theory of implicature. Submitted for publication to Linguistics and Philosophy
- Parikh
- 1991
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Citation Context ...ithin the framework of situation theory 4. A formal account of the model developed here together with a derivation of important properties of implicature and the Gricean maxims can be found in Parikh =-=[13]-=-. 2 On Relevance There appear to be two distinct notions of relevance. The first notion, which I will call relevancez (or logical relevance), is that of a relational property of a proposition with res... |

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Communication and strategic inference. Linguistics and Philosophy
- Parikh
- 1991
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Citation Context ...tion with respect to a set of propositions that, *I would like to thank David Israel and Rohit Parikh for helpful conversations. 1 See Grice [7]. ~A thorough discussion of this can be found in Parikh =-=[14]-=-. 3See Israel and Perry [9]. 4See Barwise and Perry[4] and Barwise[2]. 85s86 Parikh intuitively, establishes a 'connection' between them. Sperber and Wilson [16] have attempted to capture this propert... |