Accession Number : AD0759741

Title :   Research on Semantic Nets.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. for year ending 14 Apr 73,

Corporate Author : BOLT BERANEK AND NEWMAN INC CANOGA PARK CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Warnock,Eleanor H. ; Collins,Allan M.

Report Date : 08 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 78

Abstract : Work on semantic networks involved three distinct areas: map displays, inferences and English comprehension. The initial graphics package was completed and allows users to ask questions and give commands in English to control SCHOLAR's map display, which is tied into the semantic network on South American geography. The inference work centered around functional inferences, in particular analogies and computations. Also started a more sophisticated English Comprehension System was developed during the year, utilizing a new data base on the ARPA network.

Descriptors :   (*SEMANTICS, *MAP PROJECTION), (*DISPLAY SYSTEMS, MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS), COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, SPEECH RECOGNITION, ENGLISH LANGUAGE, GEOGRAPHY

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography
      Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE