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  • Design Patterns in Fluid Construction Grammarby Luc Steels

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00

    Natural languages are fluid. New conventions may arise and there is never absolute consensus in a population. How can human language users nevertheless have such a high rate of communicative success? And how do they deal with the incomplete sentences, false starts, errors and noise that is common in normal discourse? Fluidity, ungrammaticality and... more...

  • Experiments in Cultural Language Evolutionby Luc Steels

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    Human natural languages use quantifiers as ways to designate the number of objects of a set. They include numerals, such as ``three'', or circumscriptions, such as ``a few''. The latter are not only underdetermined but also context dependent. We provide a cultural-evolution explanation for the emergence ofsuch quantifiers, focusing in particular on... more...

  • Computational Issues in Fluid Construction Grammarby Luc STEELS

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 55.50

    This volume’s coverage of the state of the art in FCG, itself a new representational technique in lexicography and grammar, includes valuable case studies and examines the many complex computational challenges in programming real-world grammars. more...

  • Language Grounding in Robotsby Luc Steels; Manfred Hild

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 106.30

    Written by leading international experts, this volume presents contributions establishing the feasibility of human language-like communication with robots. The book explores the use of language games for structuring situated dialogues in which contextualized language communication and language acquisition can take place. Within the text are integrated... more...

  • The Knowledge Level in Expert Systemsby Luc Steels; John McDermott

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Knowledge Level In Expert Systems: Conversations and Commentary deals with artificial intelligence, cognitive science, qualitative models, problem solving architectures, construction of knowledge bases, machine learning integration, knowledge sharing or reusability, and mapping problem-solving methods. The book tackles two opposing dogmas: first,... more...

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