I just learned Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716), famous for inventing calculus, was also interested in the philosophy of mind. He proposed a concept called the Alphabet of human thought, which is an idea that says there is a universal way to represent all human thought with small primitive components. With these primitive components, we should… Continue reading The Language of Thought hypothesis and Compositionality was worked on hundreds of years before computers existed!
An analysis on the diversity of quality adjectives
I did an initial analysis on the functional types of adjectives and I realized that quality (property/descriptive) adjectives are the largest and most broad category and so I wanted to do a deeper analysis here. I tried to do some research on the amount of adjectives in the English language and supposedly there are estimates… Continue reading An analysis on the diversity of quality adjectives
Analysis of functional types of adjectives in the English language
The definition of an adjective is a word that modifies or describes attributes of a noun. Another definition: “Adjectives describe or limit the qualities of people, things, and abstractions.” I’m interested to understand everything about adjectives so that I can have a theory of how to better implement them into computational models. I focused on… Continue reading Analysis of functional types of adjectives in the English language