A Connectionist Language Generator

Front Cover
Intellect Books, 1994 - Computers - 298 pages
0 Reviews
Connectionism has been gaining ground as a psychological modelling technique annd shows great promise as a way to build fast, robust systems to perform intelligent tasks. Connectionism contrasts with the older tradition, that of explaining intelligent behaviour in terms of the manipulation of complex symbol structures.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Design Issues
21
Lexical Knowledge and Word Choice
51
Syntactic Knowledge and Its Use
65
Representing and living Relational Information
99
FIGs Grammars
135
Details of FIG
155
Miscellany Regarding Connectionism
191
Human Language Production
201
A Model for Natural Translation
215
In Conclusion
239
Appendix
245
References
272
Author Index
287
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page xi - The research was supported in part by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DOD) monitored by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command under Contract N00039-87-C0251, and in part by the Office of Naval Research under Contracts N00014-87-K-0385 and N00014-87-K-0533.
Page 11 - FIG algorithm is: 1. each node of the input conceptualization is a source of activation 2. activation flows through the network 3. when the network settles, the most highly activated word is selected and emitted 4. activation levels are updated to represent the new current state 5. steps 2 through 4 repeat until all of the input has been conveyed An utterance is simply the result of successive word choices, thus FIG is incremental in a strong sense.

References to this book

Bibliographic information