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."... Continue Reading →

First workshop on Google+ Hangout a success

Learning from colleagues via Daniel Greene's workshop... all from the comfort of my home while my daughter naps. Amazing technology! --online participant Introduction Yesterday, I included online participants in one of my workshops for the first time. I had used the technology in my teaching practicum last quarter in grad school, but this was the... Continue Reading →

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