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Small talk / Quotes: Word Sense Disambiguation
« Last post by Kilian on 2009-07-08 11:03:47 »
This algorithm takes WordNet and makes hamburgers from it.
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Aleks: tasting is perceived by FrameNet as PERCEPTION_ACTIVE.
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Small talk / Quotes: Montague-Grammatik
« Last post by Kilian on 2009-06-26 18:44:14 »
In dem Satz "Maria will einen Fisch fangen und Fritz will ihn essen" kann sich das ihn nicht auf den Fisch beziehen, den Maria fangen will, denn den gibt's nicht.
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Small talk / Re: Quotes: Mixed
« Last post by Kilian on 2009-06-14 21:28:11 »
Torsten auf der TaCoS 2009: Was ich hier mit "Fremdwörter" euphemistisch bezeichnet habe, sind Helvetismen, also Wörter, die sich die Schweizer über die Jahrhunderte hinweg ausgedacht haben.
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Truth does not intersect in a good way with reality.
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Small talk / Re: Quotes of interest for linguists
« Last post by Kilian on 2009-03-07 18:18:05 »
Hybris
Laziness

What else was there?

Impatience.
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Small talk / Re: Introduction to Pragmatics
« Last post by Kilian on 2009-02-28 18:08:17 »
In saying that it was raining, I was not betting or arguing or warning. I was simply playing football.

It's very hard for a river bank to be new.

Scheiße, das war mein nächstes Beispiel.
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Small talk / Re: Quotes: Parsing
« Last post by Kilian on 2009-02-28 18:05:08 »
If you show a grammar in GNF to a linguist, they will get close to a heart attack.

Is is so intuitive that it was there before anything else.

That's right recursion. That's good recursion. That' the recursion we want.

You need to have the whole picture in your head in order to see that it's easy.

Katya (interrupting Chris): Let me paraphrase that into human words.

Suppose you receive a call after midnight and they have a problem with a nuclear powerplant and the problem is that they have left recursion and don't know how to deal with it, you should be able to solve the problem within two minutes. Save the world by that and go back to sleep.

This is not what it doesn't really look like.

We're at a university and really academic and can focus on stuff that doesn't get you a job later on.
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Small talk / Re: Grammar Formalisms
« Last post by Kilian on 2009-01-15 15:45:55 »
Ich editiere gleich Dale... *grrr* Ich warte auf meinen Schein, und der weiß nichtmal, dass ich die Arbeit abgegeben habe.

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Small talk / Re: Quotes: Mixed
« Last post by Kilian on 2008-12-20 21:31:28 »
Pariser Phonetikprof: C'est un modèle qui a été ... je ne veux pas dire "popularisé" car personne n'a lu ses choses ...
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