Computational Humor

  • Oliviero Stock
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2363)

Abstract

Humor is something we human beings cannot live without. It has been studied since the ancient times and in the Twentieth Century several theories have been introduced to explain it (see for instance [1]).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oliviero Stock
    • 1
  1. 1.ITC-irst, Centro per la Ricerca Scientifica e TecnologicaPovo (Trento)Italy

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