Tag Archives: PLN

Why Hypergraphs?

I’ve recently been hacking on creating a new parser for the Link Grammar theory of natural language parsing. I want to couple parsing to machine learning (ML), to that I can use ML to learn natural languages. … Continue reading

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PLN forward chainer

I (Jared Wigmore aka JaredW) have recently implemented a general forward chainer for PLN. (See Forward and Backward chaining on Wikipedia). Joel had previously implemented a prototype forward chainer, but it only supported deduction. PLN has a wide variety …

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Visualizing PLN inference

Recently Jared Wigmore, a student of Waikato University, New Zealand, created a tool for visualizing PLN as part of a visualisation project.

In my opinion, the BIT visualiser shows great promise as a tool for understanding the complexities of BIT …

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Fun with first-order inference

Joel Pitt has done some experiments testing first-order PLN inference in OpenCog, on some very simple data.

These experiments don’t use the indefinite probability formulas but rather the good old fashioned SimpleTruthValue PLN formulas.

What they involve is using PLN to …

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