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Re: Re: What are the monks doing with Perl and Linguistics?

by allolex (Curate)
on May 06, 2003 at 07:27 UTC ( #255813=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: What are the monks doing with Perl and Linguistics?
in thread What are the monks doing with Perl and Linguistics?

Cool. Thanks a lot for the links. =) So what sort of linguistic model are you using for your engine?. Babelfish appears to be a mix of ideas, but a project with a similar name, Babel, uses HPSG (Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar)

Speaking of Babelfish, I'm about to become famous, at least locally. The German radio show Wortlaut will at some point have a contribution from Max Schönherr, who did some interesting, funny stuff with Babelfish and Systran. Anyway, my colleagues and I are going to be on the show (reading stuff---don't want to ruin the surprise).

I dabble in Ruby myself, so I think you might not be giving it a fair shake, but really anything you can do in Ruby, you can do in Perl---just in a different way. Anyway, there is no Ruby Monks.

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Re: Re: Re: What are the monks doing with Perl and Linguistics?
by elusion (Curate) on May 06, 2003 at 21:55 UTC
    I'm a bit of an amateur at linguistics, but... I'm taking a top-down interlingual approach. That's about all there is to know, at least right now.

    I think part of my beef with Ruby may have been that I didn't have enough experience in it. I've found Perl much easier though... especially when you get to difficult problems. Also, perl is quite a bit faster than ruby is.

    elusion : http://matt.diephouse.com

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