Tag Archives: RelEx

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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The Viterbi Parser

The new Viterbi decoder for Link Grammar should offer better integration with higher level semantic algorithms! Continue reading

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Meaning-Text Theory

During some recent reading, it struck me that a useful framework for thinking about and talking about sentence generation is the MTT or “meaning-text theory” of Igor Mel’cuk, et al Here is one readable reference:

Igor A. Mel’čuk and …

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Sentence Patterns

I’ve recently resumed work on the question-answering chatbot, and am trying to get it to comprehend a broader range of questions and statements.   The “big idea” is to create a number of “sentence patterns” that the pattern matcher can …

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proto-chatbot at last!

A prototype chatbot demonstrates the OpenCog NLP pipeline by parsing simple statements and answering simple questions. Continue reading

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OpenCog Google-Summer-Of-Code Roundup

This summer OpenCog was chosen by Google to participate in the Google Summer of Code project: Google funded 11 students from around the world to work on OpenCog coding projects under the supervision of experienced mentors associated with the …

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Mapping Wordnet, RelEx to OpenCog

I spent the afternoon creating a formalized mapping from RelEx and Wordnet to OpenCog. The goal is to clean things up enough so that I can run word-sense disambiguation code with opencog itself. Now, one thing that was …

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Google Summer of Code

Crunch time is here! Our participation in Google’s Summer of Code program has accelerated release schedules and shifted priorities. Ben is busy writing initial documentation, converting much of it from Novamente documentation. Gustavo, Senna and Linas are working to …

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