Natural Language Understanding

The Real Scorpion

The Real Scorpion

My first impression of the real Scorpion (Walter O'Brien) was nothing at all like the one portrayed on the hit CBS show of the same name, now in its second season.

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Can Fuzzy Logic Save Humanity?

Can Fuzzy Logic Save Humanity?

Amid all the dire warnings that machines run by artificial intelligence (AI) will one day take over from humans we need to think more about how we program them in the first place.

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Communication Studies and Artificial Intelligence

Communication Studies and Artificial Intelligence

Communication studies, it will be argued, must come to terms with this development and reorient its theoretical framework so as to be able to accommodate and respond to situations where the other in communicative exchange is no longer exclusively human.

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Semantic Culturomics

Semantic Culturomics

Newspapers are testimonials of history. The same is increasingly true of social media such as online forums, online communities, and blogs. By looking at the sequence of articles over time, one can discover the birth and the development of trends that marked society and history – a field known as “Culturomics”. But Culturomics has so far been limited to statistics on keywords.

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