Peter J. Denning
Robert L. Ashenhurst
In trying to apply a computer to a task that humans do, we often discover that it doesn't work. One common problem is that humans are able to deal with fuzzy concepts, but computers are not—they need precise representations and …
The authors detail an integrated system which combines natural language processing with speech understanding in the context of a problem solving dialogue. The MINDS system uses a variety of pragmatic knowledge sources to dynamically …
S. L. Young, A. G. Hauptmann, W. H. Ward, E. T. Smith, P. Werner
A set of Multi-Layered Networks allows the integration of information extracted with variable resolution in the time and frequency domains and to keep the number of links between nodes of the networks small for significant generalization …
Y. Bengio, R. Cardin, R. De Mori, E. Merlo
Intergraph's CLIPPER microprocessor is a high performance, three chip module that implements a new instruction set architecture designed for convenient programmability, broad functionality, and easy future expansion.
W. Hollingsworth, H. Sachs, A. J. Smith
The impact of a computerized record system on the work lives of customer service representatives in a large utility company is examined. The results suggest alternate methods for thinking about and measuring technological impact …
Robert E. Kraut, Susan T. Dumais, Susan Koch
The host query language often impairs data retrieval in recursive database structures. Functional extensions to QUEL are explored in order to simplify the user interface.
F.-Y. Kuo, J. Tillquist
CPU processing speed is rapidly increasing on PCs, resulting in a widening gap between disk access and CPU speed. The performance of three common disk caching systems are examined in an effort to determine a technique for reducing …
P. J. Jalics, D. R. McIntyre
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