November 13, 2013

Learning to map strings to meaning

This is the talk I gave at the Univ 101 Freshman Seminar and the introductory lecture of my NLP class. The PDF Presentation contains slides with links to relevant material and papers.
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November 09, 2013

A Language Visualization System

Ünal, Emre and Yuret, Deniz. In the Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Games and NLP (GAMNLP-13). November, 2013. İstanbul, Turkey. (Download PDF, Presentation, see our previous post, go to the workshop page).
A novel language visualization system is presented here that is capable of understanding some concrete nouns, visualizable adjectives and spatial prepositions in full natural language sentences to generate 3D scenes. The system has a rule based question answering component and it can answer spatial inference questions about the scene created by these sentences. This work is the first step of our greater vision of building a sophisticated text-to-scene and scene-to-text conversion engine.

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