Natural Language Interface Gems

A.V. Philips

The Oracle

1960 - 1960, A.V. Philips (MIT)

This is a gem, because

Characteristics

Programming language
LISP
Language constructs

Data flow

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

              Articles