orangiemike at aol.com (mike) wrote on Fri, 25 Jan 2002:
>uj797 at victoria.tc.ca (Arthur T. Murray) wrote in
> <3c515f5b at news.victoria.tc.ca>:
>>>seguso2 at libero.it (seguso) wrote on 25 Jan 2002:
>>> I am trying to build a software which is capable
>>> of understanding natural language.
>>>>>> Not just parsing - understanding too.
>>>>>> THe ultimate goal of this software is to pass the Turing's Test.
>>>>>> I would be grateful if you could point me to any previous
>>> work on this subject (URLS and Books are welcome).
>>>>http://www.scn.org/~mentifex/jsaimind.html is such a mind
>>http://www.scn.org/~mentifex/mind4th.html Forth for robots.
>>>>>>>> Notice I'm not interested in a software who only reacts
>>> to keywords, such as Eliza or Parry.
>>>>>> I want to achieve the real semantic comprehension
>>> of the sentence. (Creating a "Mentalese" representation
>>> of the sentence, not just a parse tree).
>>>>>> I'm going to post my reflections and designs soon,
>>> but I don't want to rediscover the wheel, when possible. ^_^
>>>>>http://www.scn.org/~mentifex/theory5.html is the basic theory.
>>>>> Thanks a lot,
>>> Maurizio Colucci
>>>> Arthur, you're quoting this because it's so weird, yes?
ATM: I am quoting it because I like the approach.
> like, seguso doesn't seem to understand what a mind
> has to do to be a "mind"?
>> "mentalese" is a nice touch!