American Journal of Applied Sciences

Understanding a Simple Arabic Stories Using Event Calculus

Mohamed Abd El-Salam, Ahmed Kamal Hussein and Aly Aly Fahmy

DOI : 10.3844/ajassp.2013.1298.1306

American Journal of Applied Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 10

Pages 1298-1306

Abstract

This study investigates the use of event calculus for understanding stories written in Arabic natural language. System makes a representation for commonsense knowledge and story events and then performs a commonsense reasoning to infer the details events which are not explicitly described in the story; furthermore it manages changes in objects properties over time and handles the actions synchronizations problem.

Copyright

© 2013 Mohamed Abd El-Salam, Ahmed Kamal Hussein and Aly Aly Fahmy. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.