Monday, December 12, 2005

Archaeology

Here's what Aleks Jakulin managed to dig up in Google newsgroup archives

"1983 INTERNATIONAL MACHINE LEARNING WORKSHOP: AN INFORMAL REPORT"
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Some snippets

Here's Tom Dietterich again: ``I was surprised that you summarized the workshop
in terms of an "incremental" theme. I don't think incremental-ness
is particularly important--especially for expert system work.

"So the language analysis problem has been solved?!?" by Fernando Pereira, Aug 20 1983
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" What this replacement does to modularity, testability and
reproducibility of results is sadly clear in the large amount of
published "research" in natural language analysis which is untestable
and irreproducible."

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