Perceiving means building or updating an internal model of the external world from the signals received by the sensors. In User-Modelling one of the problems is that of perceiving the user's beliefs and desires, i. e. building or updating a model of the user's mental state from his utterances. In this paper we present two speech acts based abductive methods to recognize the speaker's knowledge and intentions.
Perception of Mental States from Communication / Dragoni, Aldo Franco; Puliti, P.. - 745/1993:(1993), pp. 263-272. [10.1007/3-540-57379-8_16]