Topic - Attention - Memory


Reference to the Meta-Informative Centering Theory (MIC)

Past Presentations of MIC

Seminal paper on Prague Functional Grammar by Anna Duszak


Grosz B. J., Sidner C. L. (1986) "Attention, Intentions and the Structure of Discourse", Computational Linguistics, Vol. 12, Nr 3, 1986, p. 203-226

Grosz B. J., Joshi A.K., Weinstein S. (1995) Centering: a framework for Modeling the Local Coherence of Discourse, Computational Linguistics, Vol. 21, Nr 2, 1995, p. 175-204.


Demolombe R., Jones, A. J. I. (1995) "Reasoning about topics: towards a formal theory", In Proc. Workshop on Formalizing Contexts, American Association for Artificial Intelligence Fall Symposium. Boston.

Demolombe R., Jones, A. J. I. (1996) "On sentences of the kind sentence 'p' is about topic 't'", Chapter in, H-J. Ohlbach, U. Reyle, editors. Logic, Language and Reasoning. Essays in honor of Dov Gabbay. Kluwer.


Russel Tomlin, FISHFILM Studies: Attention and Grammar in Language Production


Fougnie, D. (in press). "The relationship between attention and working memory". In N. B. Johansen (Ed.), New research on short-term memory. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

AM Nuxoll, JE Laird (2004) "A cognitive model of episodic memory integrated with a general cognitive architecture"

AM Nuxoll, JE Laird (2007)  "Extending cognitive architecture with episodic memory"

Sascha Jockel, Martin Weser, Daniel Westhoff and Jianwei Zhang (2008) "Towards an episodic memory for cognitive robots"

AM Nuxoll, JE Laird (2011) "Enhancing intelligent agents with episodic memory"