Unified Theories of Language and Cognition

Part of a multi-institutional effort to develop natural language resources for engaging in question answering and dialog.

A Computational Account of Everyday Abductive Inference

In this paper, we review the main qualitative characteristics of everyday inference in human cognition and present a computational account that is consistent with them. This includes both a representational framework and associated processes that …

AbRA: An Abductive, Rationalizing Agent for Plan Recognition