Towards Simulation of Semantic Generation and Detection of Humorous Response

  • Julia M. TaylorEmail author
  • Vitaliy L. Rayz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9749)


This paper explores headlines that are so obvious that they are somehow funny. We develop a model that uses ontological representation as the basis for retrieving such obvious information. Using this model, we generate jokes in a narrow domain of fluid dynamics.


Restricted joke modeling Ontology Computational humor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer and Information TechnologyPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.College of Engineering and Applied ScienceUniversity of Wisconsin – MilwaukeeMilwaukeeUSA

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