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Creating a Mind

Arthur T. Murray uj797 at victoria.tc.ca
Fri Jan 25 14:13:37 EST 2002


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:
>>> Hello,
>>> 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
>> in the making, coded in JavaScript for Internet Explorer and
>> 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!




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