MAS 964: Common Sense Reasoning for Interactive Applications
What is Common Sense?
Facts about Common Sense
Common Sense in Story Understanding
Common sense in the restaurant story
Common sense is shared knowledge
Common sense is not exact
Objections to the Common Sense enterprise
Collecting Common Sense knowledge
Today’s computer interfaces lack Common Sense
What could we do if interfaces had Common Sense?
What kinds of applications are good candidates for Common Sense?
Software agents for interactive applications
Many user interface situations are underconstrained
Use common sense to provide context for better UI heuristics
Aria: Annotation and Retrieval Integration Agent
Common sense knowledge in Aria - Hugo Liu, Kim Waters
What Open Mind knows about weddings
Goose: Goal Oriented Search Engine - Hugo Liu
Common sense vs. Mathematical inference
Common Sense vs. Statistical techniques
Common Sense and the Semantic Web
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