Journal of Logic, Language and Information

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 265–282 | Cite as

Game theory and discourse anaphora

Original Article


We develop an analysis of discourse anaphora—the relationship between a pronoun and an antecedent earlier in the discourse—using games of partial information. The analysis is extended to include information from a variety of different sources, including lexical semantics, contrastive stress, grammatical relations, and decision theoretic aspects of the context.


Game theory Pragmatics Semantics Discourse Pronouns Anaphora Anaphors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of LinguisticsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.IRCSUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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