The BABY Project

  • P. A. P. Rogers
  • M. Lefley
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 511)


Language plays a central role in human communication. The benefits gained by building machines having the ability to perform natural language processing (NLP), “cannot be underestimated” (Joshi, 1991). Since this publication, those words relate to much wider language domains in light of the explosion of electronic textual information. Consider the benefits to humanity if machines existed which were able to assimilate knowledge by reading large volumes of text, précising, prioritorizing and presenting it from the perspective of particular contexts or different languages.


Natural Language Processing Input Stimulus Input String Wide Domain Stimulus Element 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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