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Hence, use of the text as the description of a speech performance would be inappropriate for critical comment on the recitation. A description of the speech performance as a sequence of phonemes uttered by the speaker would be more appropriate for critical comment on the recitation itself. Depending on the aspects of the recitation that are of interest, there may be other more appropriate descriptions. In general, the appropriateness of a description for criticism will vary and depend on the aspects of the object that are to be considered in interpreting and evaluating it.

The basic problem is to develop sophisticated algorithms to link to transducers to form receptors. 4 The Conventionality of Description The way an object is described is a matter of convention. The same object can be described in different ways using different conventions. Different descriptions of the same object might result because different aspects of the object are physically sensible. , by a receptor containing just a microphone as its transducer). A deaf man and a blind man attending the same ballet would not describe it in the same way.

Applying the productions to this sequence results in the sequence *RDURDU Applying the productions again results in the sequence * RDUDUDUURRDUDUDUUR This sequence is the first sequence produced that has at least sixteen characters. The output of the interpretation algorithm is the first sixteen characters of this sequence, namely the URDdescription * RDUDUDUURRDUDUD Thus, the aesthetic system contains the interpretation <*RR, *RDUDUDUURRDUDUD>. Finally, consider the input * RRDURRDURRDURRD to the interpretation algorithm.

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