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inferencing

(ˈɪnfərənsɪŋ)
n
(Linguistics) psycholinguistics the practice of inferring the meaning of an unfamiliar word or expression from the meaning of familiar words occurring with it in a context together with one's knowledge of or beliefs about the world
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Paribakht and Wesche (1999) found that their university English-as-a-second language (ESL) students used inferencing in about 78% of all cases where they actively tried to identify the meanings of unknown words.
Because of the great importance of lexical inferencing in the process of learning a language, many studies have examined factors that can influence inferencing behavior.
Lexical inferencing in a first and second language; cross-linguistic dimensions.
The use of think-aloud protocols to compare inferencing abilities in average and below-average readers.
A key finding of the review was that the ability to draw inferences predetermines reading skills: that is, poor inferencing causes poor comprehension and not vice versa.
inferencing seems to be the most often used strategy for vocabulary comprehension.
IDC identifies three main objectives associated with improving inferencing reliability:
This paper explains the importance of inferencing to effective communication, discussing how it is achieved and focusing on English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) education.
OWL (Web Ontology Language) extends RDF schema, enabling expression of richer relationships and providing a much enhanced inferencing capability.
This new release of Synplify software includes several new quality of results improvements for Altera's APEX20K and APEX20KE family of devices including automatic inference of Up/Down counters, improvements for timing optimization, mapping of cascade/carry chains, automatic inferencing or ROMs and mapping to LPM ROMs and NativeLink support for Unix.
Glenn Chappell, senior manager, New Service Technology, Northern Telecom, said, "To achieve our time-to-market requirements for DMS Expert System, we needed off-the-shelf software that provided superior inferencing capability, an easy-to-use interface and the ability to run on a variety of operating systems.
o Sugeno style fuzzy inferencing, which enables greater computational efficien and more rigorous mathematical analysis than conventional methods.