Word Expert Parsing Revisited in a Cognitive Science Perspective
Geert Adriaens, Siemens AI Research, Leuven, Belgium
Steven L Small1, Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester
This chapter discusses word expert parsing from the perspective of cognitive science. It additionally describes the general principles, representations and implementation of a computational model of natural language understanding—the Word Expert Parser—that attaches great importance to lexical ambiguity resolution. The chapter also discusses its flaws and merits as a model to understand human language. The greatest flaws are: (1) the absence of an implemented large-scale semantic network, (2) the absence of important ...