Monthly Archives: February 2009

Computational Semantics

I’ve got such a long way to go. These guys are really good! Their stuff actually does what I’m struggling mightily to conceive might be possible. Why isn’t this stuff already embedded in the products we use? These guys are … Continue reading

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Parsing Language

It has occurred to me that I have drifted from building an intelligent machine to building a working language parser. I suppose this is a necessary first step, but I must not lose sight of the real goal. There are … Continue reading

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word, parse, and concept

I’m slowly making progress and have a word-finder that looks up a word and gets its hypernyms from WordNet, a parser that takes a sentence and gets all the parts of speech for the words, and a concept structure for … Continue reading

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A swamp of details

Well, not much progress on the main task has occurred in recent days. I’m slowly sinking into a swamp of details around how to implement ideas in code. There was a long trek through C#, mono and MySQL that turned … Continue reading

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