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7-8 May 2010, Workshop "Vagueness and Similarity", Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris

Date: May 7-8, 2010
Location: Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris

The aim of this workshop will be to discuss aspects of the psychology and semantics of similarity and comparison in relation to vagueness. The following issues will be addressed and of special interest during the workshop: relation between vagueness and categorical perception; referential consensus in color categories; clarity, borderliness and distance to prototypes in conceptual space; static and dynamic constraints on comparison in classification tasks; logic of vagueness in relation to similarity.

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