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Pragmatics [2 records]

Record 1 2012-06-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Programming Languages
  • Artificial Intelligence
DEF

The relationships of characters or groups of characters to their interpretation and use. [Definition standardized by ISO and officially approved by GESC.]

CONT

The pragmatics of a program are the effects of a program. It is not the source program, not the object program, not the intermediate program states, but the results of the program's actions.

OBS

pragmatics: term standardized by ISO and officially approved by the Government EDP (Electronic Data Processing) Standards Committee (GESC).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Langages de programmation
  • Intelligence artificielle
DEF

Ensemble des relations entre les caractères ou groupes de caractères et la signification qui leur est attribuée dans le contexte où ils sont employés. [Définition normalisée par l’ISO et uniformisée par le CNGI.]

OBS

pragmatique : terme normalisé par l’ISO et l'AFNOR et uniformisé par le Comité des normes gouvernementales en informatique (CNGI).

Spanish

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Record 2 2004-10-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Semantics
  • Education (General)
DEF

The understanding that context influences [the] meaning [of a sentence].

CONT

A reader with a strong grasp of pragmatics understands that a sentence can have different meanings depending on the situation or context in which it is used, including, for example, the tone of voice of a speaker. For example, a sentence can be a mere statement, an affirmation, a warning, a promise, or a threat.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sémantique
  • Pédagogie (Généralités)
DEF

Le fait de comprendre l'influence du contexte sur le sens transmis par une phrase.

OBS

L'élève qui possède des connaissances pragmatiques sait qu'une phrase peut signifier différentes choses selon la situation ou le contexte dans lequel elle est employée. Il peut s'agir d'un simple énoncé ou d'une affirmation, mais aussi d'un avertissement, d'une promesse, d'une menace ou d'autre chose.

Spanish

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