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#138390 01/30/05 10:53 PM
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Theres a narticle in this weeks New Scientist that I thought all y'all might want to be aware of:

Computers can learn the meaning of words simply by plugging into Google. The finding could bring forward the day that true artificial intelligence is developed. [] Paul Vitanyi and Rudi Cilibrasi of the National Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science in Amsterdam realised that a Google search can be used to measure how closely two words relate to each other. [] From this a computer can infer meaning, says Vitanyi...

Read it all online at:

http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn6924



#138391 01/31/05 12:23 AM
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>narticle

trying to confuse them?



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#138392 01/31/05 12:25 AM
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No, he just was eating a norange while wearing a napron.

(Thanks, WW. )

#138393 01/31/05 12:34 AM
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Good one, AL.


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It was a nindefinite article as discussed here before. As for confusing, I guess we're back to Heisenberg!


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In reply to:

As for confusing, I guess we're back to Heisenberg!


How can you be so certain?


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> How can you be so certain?

LOL! There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing!


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As for confusing, I guess we're back to Heisenberg!

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How can you be so certain?



I guessed then googled to find out what guest meant ;)


#138398 02/01/05 12:05 AM
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Apropos of nothing, I first read the name of this thread as "Google defies meaning."


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Computers can learn the meaning of words simply by plugging into Google. The finding could bring forward the day that true artificial intelligence is developed.

Maybe just a little bit of an over-dramatization maybe?



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