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JACIII Vol.10 No.6 pp. 802-810
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2006.p0802
(2006)

Paper:

Natural Language-Mediated Software Agentification

Michiaki Iwazume*, Ichiro Kobayashi**, and Michio Sugeno***

*National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), 3-5 Hikaridai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto 619-0289, Japan

**Faculty of Science, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan

***Faculty of Culture and Information Science, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan

Received:
December 26, 2005
Accepted:
May 19, 2006
Published:
November 20, 2006
Keywords:
everyday-language computing, software agentification, semantic matching, systemic functional linguistic theory, semiotic base
Abstract

The digital divide is growing among pros and tyros as information technology (IT) becomes increasingly disseminated. The concept of “everyday-language computing” has been proposed [8] as a solution to this problem. We focus will focus on agentifying and verbalizing software applications and propose a scheme for operating and running them. We have designed the basic language application interface (LAPI) architecture to manipulate and manage conventional computer applications through language, devised a linguistic model of software functions and actions, and implemented a prototype to evaluate our ideas on software verbalization.

Cite this article as:
Michiaki Iwazume, Ichiro Kobayashi, and Michio Sugeno, “Natural Language-Mediated Software Agentification,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.10, No.6, pp. 802-810, 2006.
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