Syllabic division of words
briany at qldlearning.com
Sat Aug 22 14:47:49 EDT 2009
OK, well let's carry on from there.
Are you familiar with this project?
Something similar in xTalk would be pretty darn cool, I would think.
Especially if it were to index and search the web =).
See, we can have a fruitful discussion if we just stick to the subject.
> Most words in a natural language are synonyms to other words (with
> subtle variation of context or meaning). When words are grouped
> with their synonym cousins, a dimensionallity frequently appears
> that defines a range of general to specific. Sprint is a specific
> form of run which is a specific form of locomotion which is a
> specific form of motion which is more specific than the most general
> word in this chain, move. Having access to an anthology that
> associates words into these overlapping chains of specificity is a
> fantastically rich resource for the automated derivation of meaning
> (semantic processing). Creating such a beast, at the user level is
> prohibitive to all but the most driven (insane) amongst us. Doing
> it once at the tool level so that all can profit... That is a
> reasonable goal.
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