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On compositional semantics
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We prove a theorem stating that any semantics can be encoded as a compositional semantics, which means that, essentially, the standard definition of compositionality is formally vacuous. Expand
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Natural language dialogue for personalized interaction
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NL research attempts to define extensive discourse models that in turn provide improved models of context-enabling HCI and personalization. Expand
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From compositional to systematic semantics
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We prove a theorem stating that any semantics can be encoded as a compositional semanties, which means that, essentially, the standard definition of compositionality is formally vacuous. Expand
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Natural Language Assistant: A Dialog System for Online Product Recommendation
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We have built the NATURAL language ASSISTANT, a web-based natural language dialog system to help users find relevant products on electronic-commerce sites. Expand
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The Role of a Natural Language Conversational Interface in Online Sales: A Case Study
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This paper describes the evaluation of a natural language dialog-based navigation system (HappyAssistant) that helps users access e-commerce sites to find relevant information about products and services. Expand
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Statistical source expansion for question answering
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We propose an algorithm that extends a corpus of seed documents with web content, using a statistical model to select text passages that are both relevant to the topics of the seeds and complement existing information. Expand
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Emotion Detection in Text: a Review
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In recent years, emotion detection in text has become more popular due to its vast potential applications in marketing, political science, psychology, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, etc. Expand
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Measuring Semantic Relatedness using Mined Semantic Analysis
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Mined Semantic Analysis (MSA) is a novel distributional semantics approach which employs data mining techniques. Expand
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Leveraging the power of intangible assets
Many managers have anticipated the time when they could track information about their intangible assets as easily as they monitor cash flow and market share. They have looked forward to being able toExpand
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Cardinalities and Well Orderings in a Common-Sense Set Theory
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