A little amusing Python program
Tom_Good1 at excite.com
Fri Oct 5 22:55:41 CEST 2001
Jeff Sandys <sandysj at juno.com> wrote in message news:<3BBCBA9F.D1777976 at juno.com>...
> What a clever little program. I have felt for a long
> time that a program that passes the Turing test will
> use the web as a corpus of data.
> Microsoft showed a similar program at the IJCAI that
> would answer questions. It answered some questions
> like "What is A.I." and "Who made the movie A.I.", but
> when asked "Who is Bill Gates married to" it's reply
> was "I'm not sure, either Malinda French or Microsoft"
> Another program shown at an AI conference was a
> document classifier. To determine which folder to add
> the document to, it simply compare the size of the
> tarred folders before and after adding the document.
> Of all the AI programs used for document sorting it
> came closest to a human sorter.
> Jeff Sandys
I don't get that last part. How does comparing the size of the
folders before and after do anything useful? Wouldn't all of the
folders increase by the size of the file?
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