Sun-Tulip user guide / by Ron Ferguson.: Co28-1/41-1989E-PDF

"TULIP (Text Understanding and Logical Inferencing Processor) is a natural language interface to an 'electronic scratchpad'. The user can make assertions and ask questions of the system in a subset of English. The user can also enter rules describing relationships between entities. In addition to knowledge which the user supplies, Tulip has built-in expertise in certain areas. Specifically, Tulip is able to interpret business cards, dates and times, and certain arithmetic operations. This user's manual describes the operation of Tulip on Sun Workstations. It is assumed that the user has a basic familiarity with Sun Workstations. In this user's manual, example are given of input which Tulip does and does NOT accept. By an abuse of a standard convention in linguistics, input which is unacceptable to Tulip will be preceded by [*]"--Introduction, page 3.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Department of Communications.
Canadian Workplace Automation Research Centre‏.
Title Sun-Tulip user guide / by Ron Ferguson.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Guide de l'utilisateur du système Sun-Tulip.
"This report is the result of research done at Canadian Workplace Automation Research Centre under the direction of Joel Muzard, Experts Systems Group."
"November 1989."
Digitized edition from print [produced by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada].
Issued also in print format.
Publishing information Laval, Quebec : Department of Communications, 1989.
Author / Contributor Ferguson, Ronald John, 1951- author.
Description 1 online resource (19 pages)
Catalogue number
  • Co28-1/41-1989E-PDF
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