Predicting What’s Funny: The First Mathematical Theory of Humor Has Just Been Established

A study was performed which determined a quantifiable method for predicting how humorous a word was. Humor in a word becomes apparent when its entropy -- a mathematical measure of how ordered or predictable the letter combinations used in the word are -- is calculated.

November 30, 2015

Artificial Brain Learns to Use Human Language

ANNABELL is a cognitive model composed of artificial neurons designed to communicate through human language, and it has already produced an output range of over 500 sentences.

November 13, 2015

Japan to use robots as translators for tourists

Kinki Nippon Tourist and FueTrek have teamed up together to launch robot translators, wearable bands, and small tablets to help bridge the language barrier between foreigners and locals.

October 5, 2015
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