5. Februar 2010

Computers and language

Im Google Blog ist im Januar ein lesenswerter Blog Post erschienen: Helping computers understand language.

An irony of computer science is that tasks humans struggle with can be performed easily by computer programs, but tasks humans can perform effortlessly remain difficult for computers. [...] The goal of a search engine is to return the best results for your search, and understanding language is crucial to returning the best results. A key part of this is our system for understanding synonyms.

Wirklich sehr schön. Eine gute Feierabendlektüre.