Symbolic AI – Deep and Surface Structure Trees

Finally, you get to see a tree 😀

This post will cover the basics of what Deep and Surface Structure trees are, as well as a little bit on moved words – only little though!

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Symbolic AI – Basic Lambda Calculus 2

This is the second part to the Basic Lambda Calculus 1. In this we’ll go through a proper example.

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Symbolic AI – Basic Lambda Calculus 1

This post will explain some of the basics of Lambda Calculus, mainly Alpha-Conversion and Beta-Reduction. We’ll also see a quick example of a simple sentence.

This post is being written with me being slightly ill… so some bits may make no sense whatsoever – sorry 😦

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Symbolic AI – Subject Overview

Symbolic AI is very different from other Artificial Intelligence courses, as it attempts to solve the problem of how to get computers to validate a statement given a load of facts. We humans do it all the time:

That car is indicating.
Cars which indicate turn.

From this we’re able to deduce that the car is going to turn. Getting computers to interpret these statements of fact and validate statements would be incredibly useful. Read more of this post