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“Computer Algorithm Can Recognize Sarcasm (Which Is Just Soooo Cool)”

By idaflo | May 19th, 2010 | No Comments » 

How do you feel about being “read like a book?”  We practice patterns of speech that reveal humor, intent and even motive.

Steven Colbert salutingFrom: Popular Science

By Clay Dillow

The pursuit of machine intelligence means we have to come up with ways to communicate with our computers in a way both entities can understand. But while computers process verbal commands in a straightforward fashion, humans tend to use more sophisticated speech forms, employing slang or symbols to convey an idea. So an Israeli research team has developed a machine algorithm that can recognize sarcasm….(article continues here)

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