Understanding natural language

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Academic Press, 1972 - Computers - 191 pages
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Overview of the language understanding program; Comparison with previous programs; A grammar for english; An introduction to lisp; A description of programmar; Deduction, problem solving, and planner; The blocks world; Semantics; Refenreces; Appendices.

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User Review  - Lyndatrue - LibraryThing

Terry Winograd's Master's Thesis literally changed my life. It was the first thing I ever encountered that I could look at, and say "Yes, this is A.I." It might have been limited, but it was still ... Read full review

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SHRDLU still is the most important Natural Language Interface to date. This book is personal, thought-provoking and exciting. It is not possible to read it and not pick several new ideas. Read full review

Contents

Comparison with Previous Programs
34
An Introduction to LISP
76
Deduction Problem Solving and PLANNER
108
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About the author (1972)

Terry Winograd is professor of computer science at Stanford University where he has developed an innovative program in software design. Winograd completed much of his work on this book at Interval Research Corporation, where he is a regular consultant. He is a member of the advisory board of the Association for Software Design, the editorial board of Human-Computer Interaction, and the national board of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility.
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