Accession Number : ADA019399

Title :   Question Answering in a Story Understanding System.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : YALE UNIV NEW HAVEN CONN DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Lehnert,Wendy

Report Date : DEC 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : Computational question answering is discussed as a demonstration of understanding for computer programs which read stories. A story understanding program is described which uses the question answering model proposed. Theoretical issues are presented and techniques for expanding the question answering model are suggested. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Computer programs, *Computational linguistics, *Artificial intelligence, *Reading machines, *Information retrieval, Semantics, Questionnaires, Models, Natural language

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE