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  - Patrick Bergen - Goodreads

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


Comparison with Previous Programs
An Introduction to LISP
Deduction Problem Solving and PLANNER

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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.