[Corpora-List] POST-DOCTORAL POSITION IN USING BRAIN DATA FOR SENTIMENT ANALYSIS AT CIMEC/CLIC, UNIVERSITY OF TRENTO

John F Sowa sowa at bestweb.net
Thu Nov 8 21:19:24 CET 2012


On 11/7/2012 11:03 AM, Massimo Poesio wrote:
> ... focus on Human Language Technology and ideally a strong research
> background in sentiment analysis or statistical methods in Human
> Language Technology.

The human brain does not use statistical methods for learning, language understanding, or sentiment detection.

Statistical methods are very useful as an *adjunct* to symbolic methods, but they cannot, by themselves, do the complete task. For an overview of issues about how the brain works and how it processes various aspects of human language, see the following compendium of slides and the references they contain:

http://www.jfsowa.com/talks/goal.pdf

The goal of language understanding

John Sowa



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