Getting Serious about the Development of Computational Humor

  title={Getting Serious about the Development of Computational Humor},
  author={Oliviero Stock and Carlo Strapparava},
Society needs humor, not just for entertainment. In the Web age, presentations become more and more flexible and personalized and they will require hu­ mor contributions for electronic commerce devel­ opments (e.g. product promotion, getting selective attention, help in memorizing names, etc...) more or less as it happened in the world of broadcasted advertisement. Even if deep modeling of humor in all of its facets is not something for the near future, there is something concrete that has been… CONTINUE READING
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