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am·bi·gu·i·ty

(am'bi-gyū'ĭ-tē),
Condition of being ambiguous; uncertainty.

am·bi·gu·i·ty

(am'bi-gyū'i-tē)
Condition of being ambiguous; uncertainty.
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In many cases, the agent will either not be able to disambiguate some aspect of input (residual ambiguity) or it will have no high-confidence analyses available (incongruity) (for discussion of both of these, see Nirenburg and McShane 2016b).
In this paper, we have investigated whether speakers use duration as a lengthening process in order to disambiguate syntactically ambiguous sentences in a situation where the phonological phrases can be restructured and form a unique domain or be kept in two different domains, according to the interpretation.
5), where we then disambiguate (using a question) between the four destinations proposed by the router (those that have the greatest cosine); and the third one (0 - 0.
We have gone a step further by demonstrating toddlers' rapid activation of noun-gender to disambiguate two items.
Contrary to what had been suggested by previous studies, naive speakers were able to disambiguate syntactic ambiguity for listeners, even when it had already been disambiguated by context.
Washington, Jan 20 ( ANI ): Ambiguity actually makes language more efficient, by allowing for the reuse of short, efficient sounds that listeners can easily disambiguate with the help of context, researchers have claimed.
We are proud we have this freedom," Kaul said, adding that Google India subsidiary was not responsible for actions by its parent company, trying to disambiguate the issue of jurisdiction.
On this interpretation, the reason why the diarist cannot establish a meaning for "S" is that he lacks the conceptual-linguistic stage-setting needed to disambiguate the concentration of his attention (the private analogue of an ostensive definition).
they do not necessarily serve to disambiguate readings.
Much like the Windows 7 phone Cummings had demoed earlier, the phone connected in the car had the ability to disambiguate commands, asking if he wanted to call someone on a cell or at home.
In cases where application instance is not explicitly specified, Wowza takes care of it," Lanham wrote, "but in cases where subfolders are involved, you have to specify the application instance to disambiguate application instance from folder path.
Michael tells me that, although certain aspects of punctuation are stylistic and are thus the author's (or editor's) choice, in written English, punctuation is vital to disambiguate the meaning of sentences.