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Mark Leighton Fisher (4252)

Mark Leighton Fisher
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I am a Systems Engineer at Regenstrief Institute []. I also own Fisher's Creek Consulting [].
Thursday March 24, 2005
10:27 AM

Bayesian Detection of Conversational Subject Area

[ #23822 ]

I wonder if you could make the job of a natural language interpreter program easier, by using Bayesian statistical techniques to help determine the subject area of a conversation? For instance, using Bayesian statistical inference to tell whether they were talking about directory trees or the kinds of trees you plant?

Bayesian statistical inference might be faster than directly interpreting each sentence/paragraph, as you should be able to narrow down the search space considerably.

I wonder if the human mind works this way?

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