Went to Hall of Flame Fire Museum in Phoenix – Cool place!
We have an interesting and little-known museum in Phoenix that I recommend you check out. The place is huge, and they have fire carriages, sleds, trucks, engines, ladders, etc. from the early eighteenth century to the late twentieth.
Computerized interpretation of vague language for Web searches
It’s great to see how people other than “interpreters” are implementing the “interpretation” of vague language for practical applications! Panos Alexopoulos, in his presentation Vagueness in Semantic Information Management, discusses how Internet engineers can design databases with search capabilities that can “interpret” what consumers mean when they say they are looking for, say, a “Big, modern restaurant.”…
Slideshows of Interpreting Vague Language Workshop Series
These are the slideshows from the series of three Interpreting Vague Language (VL) workshops I taught in July. I’m sharing these for people who are interested in vague language and how I teach it. I recommend taking these three parts together as a Friday night, all day Saturday workshop. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call me…
Slideshow presentation on Demand-Control Schema (D-CS)
I created this slideshow on Demand-Control Schema (D-CS) for an Introduction to Interpreting class at Phoenix College in Phoenix, Arizona, and am sharing it here for the benefit of a larger audience. This slideshow is an update on one I made for another class at Phoenix College in 2005, the day after I attended a…
Professional Interpreting Associations & Certifications: A narrated slideshow
I created this presentation for an Introduction to Interpreting class at Phoenix College. I’m sharing it with anyone interested in interpreters’ professional associations and certifications.