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From 'F' to 'A' on the N.Y. Regents Science Exams: An Overview of the Aristo Project
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This paper reports unprecedented success on the Grade 8 New York Regents Science Exam, where for the first time a system scores more than 90% on the exam's multiple choice (NDMC) questions. Expand
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GenericsKB: A Knowledge Base of Generic Statements
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We present a new resource for the NLP community, namely a large (3.5M+ sentence) knowledge base of *generic statements*, e.g., "Trees remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere", collected from multiple corpora. Expand
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IKE - An Interactive Tool for Knowledge Extraction
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We present IKE, a new extraction tool that performs fast, interactive bootstrapping to develop high-quality extraction patterns for targeted relations. Expand
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Automatic Construction of Inference-Supporting Knowledge Bases
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In this paper, we describe our work on automatically constructing an inferential knowledge base, and applying it to a question-answering task. Expand
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Applying Object-Oriented Techniques in Embedded Software Design
Efficiency is a major concern for real-time systems. Realtime software is often written in assembly or other low level languages like C. Programmers hesitate to use newer objectoriented techniquesExpand
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Do Dogs have Whiskers? A New Knowledge Base of hasPart Relations
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We present a new knowledge-base of hasPart relationships, extracted from a large corpus of generic statements. Complementary to other resources available, it is the first which is accurate (90% precision), salient (covers relationships a person may mention), and has high coverage of common terms (approximated as within a 10 year old's vocabulary), as well as having several times more hasPart entries than in the popular ontologies ConceptNet and WordNet. Expand
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Anna : A Nutrition-Facts Dialogue System
We introduce Anna, a nutrition-facts dialogue system built with a combination of freely available components and some ad hoc code. In this paper, we describe its domain, its overall architecture, andExpand
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Evaluating the Perceived Overhead Imposed by Object-Oriented Programming in a Real-time Embedded System
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This thesis presents the design and evaluation of an object-oriented (OO) operating system kernel for real-time embedded systems based on dataflow architecture. Expand
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Think you have Solved Direct-Answer Question Answering? Try ARC-DA, the Direct-Answer AI2 Reasoning Challenge
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We present the ARC-DA dataset, a direct-answer (“open response”, “freeform”) version of the ARC (AI2 Reasoning Challenge) multiple-choice dataset. Expand