The work described here has benefited greatly from fruitful relationships with a number of people, but especially Mike Agar, Armar Archbold, Dave Evans, Barbara Grosz, Jane Robinson, and Stan Rosenschein. Various parts of this work were supported by National Science Foundation Grants Nos. MCS-76-82164, MCS-76-22004, and MCS-7807121, by the Advanced Research Projects Agency under Contract N00039-78-C-0060 administered through the Naval Electronic Systems Command, and by SRI International Internal Research and Development Project Number 676D81-2G3.
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