Natural Language Interface Gems

Robert Wilensky

PAM

1976 - 1978, Robert Wilensky (Yale University, University of California, Berkeley)

An explanation of the name

Plan-Applier Mechanism

This is a gem, because

Characteristics

Influenced by
SAM
Language constructs

Data flow

Natural Language input
Tokenize
    Tokens
    Parse
      Syntactic form
      Interpret
        Knowledge source form
          Execute
            Knowledge base answers
            Answer
              Natural Language output

              Books

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