Colourful semantics

Colourful semantics

I’ve been using Colorful Semantics quite a bit in therapy and want to share it with people who haven’t used it or don’t know about it. This program was devised by a Speech and Language Therapist from the UK, and it is free . There has also been some research…

Denotational semantics

Denotational semantics

In computer science, denotational semantics (initially known as mathematical semantics or Scott–Strachey semantics) is an approach of formalizing the meanings of programming languages by constructing mathematical objects (called denotations ) that describe…

Semantic HTML5

Semantic HTML5

Semantics is one of the most distinctive features of the Web Platform versus other application platforms. Developers usually ignore or de-prioritize such feature but the mastery of it can bring many benefits to our projects. The Web is text and text has…

Episodic and Semantic memory

Episodic and Semantic memory

Females consistently perform better than males on episodic long-term memory tasks, especially those involving delayed recall and recognition. However, males and females do not differ significantly on working memory and semantic memory tasks. There is…

Arguing semantics

Arguing semantics

The phrase it s just a matter of semantics is not a meaningless phrase. Two people can agree on meaning, and still differ on semantics. Semantics is defined as The meaning or the interpretation of a word, sentence, or other language form - this refers…

Semantic encoding

Semantic encoding

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Delerium Semantic Spaces

Delerium Semantic Spaces

Semantic Spaces is an album by Canadian industrial/electronic music group Delerium in 1994. Guest musicians on the album include Greg Reely and Kristy Thirsk. Semantic Spaces was the first Delerium album to contain actual lyrics. Kristy Thirsk was dubbed…

Semantic roles

Semantic roles

There are a considerable number of handbook and encyclopedia articles devoted to semantic roles, and they also receive treatments in many introductory semantics textbooks, especially those aimed at undergraduates. Such textbook treatments typically present…

What is Semantic Web?

What is Semantic Web?

What is Semantic Web? This article compares the Semantic Web, Web 2.0, and the World Wide Web. Five years ago when you said I found out about that on the Web, , everyone knew what you were talking about. By means of hyperlinking or using a Web search…

Semantic meaning

Semantic meaning

By Angela Guess contributor Tom Endyke recently wrote, “While organizations realize the potential of effectively incorporating data into multiple facets of their business, many are unsure as to how to best take action upon this insight. Consider the amount…

Semantic Annotations

Semantic Annotations

Annotation Annotation, or tagging, is about attaching names, attributes, comments, descriptions, etc. to a document or to a selected part in a text. It provides additional information (metadata) about an existing piece of data. It is not tagging Compared…

Syntax vs. semantics

Syntax vs. semantics

Any dictionary or cognitive psychology text book. John R. Anderson defines the two in his bookCognitive psychology and its implications (1995) as, Semantics- Grammatical rules for assigning meaning to a sentence. Syntax- Grammatical rules for specifying…

Semantics (computer science)

Semantics (computer science)

In programming language theory, semantics is the field concerned with the rigorous mathematical study of the meaning of programming languages. It does so by evaluating the meaning of syntactically legal strings defined by a specific programming language…

Axiomatic semantics

Axiomatic semantics

Theory A set of assertions about properties of a system and how they are effected by program execution. The axiomatic semantics of a program could include pre- and post-conditions for operations. In particular if you view the program as a state transformer…

HTML semantics

HTML semantics

Semantic HTML or semantic markup is HTML that introduces meaning to the web page rather than just presentation. For example, a tag indicates that the enclosed text is a paragraph. This is both semantic and presentational, because people know what a “paragraph”…

Semantic Databases

Semantic Databases

Here s how to decide where flexible semantic technologies can replace more rigid relational systems. Don t buy into the idea that semantic database technologies are just for consumer-facing services such as BBC Online or the semantic Web initiatives embraced…

Semantics of language

Semantics of language

One part of studying a language is knowing the many meanings of individual words. Here are some examples of words with more than one meaning: A water pill at first glance could be a pill with water in it; but, it is understood to be a diuretic that causes…

What Is Semantic Memory?

What Is Semantic Memory?

For the purpose of this project the definition of semantic memory is our organized knowledge of the world. (Matlin, p. 129) It is very straight forward and is required for determining locations, reading sentences, solving problems, and making decicions…

Semantic Change

Semantic Change

“…The first part, where we consider why and from where words develop, The Greeks call etymology; the second part is semantics. I will speak of these two categories in the following books together but more sparingly of the second. These things are often…

Dictionary semantics

Dictionary semantics

American Journal of Computational Linguistics , Microfiche 81, Frames 25-74. SUMMARY Ordinary dictionaries have not been given their due, either as sources of material for natural language understanding systems or as corpora that can be used to unravel…

Semantic Indexing

Semantic Indexing

Regular keyword searches approach a document collection with a kind of accountant mentality: a document contains a given word or it doesn t, with no middle ground. We create a result set by looking through each document in turn for certain keywords and…