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Re: [ontolog-forum] Need advice - Request a quick opinion on ontology la

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From: Christopher Menzel <cmenzel@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2011 12:57:12 -0500
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On Jun 2, 2011, at 4:59 PM, John F. Sowa wrote:
> On 6/2/2011 12:52 AM, Duane Nickull wrote:
>> I would always bet money that AI means artificial intelligence whereas
>> in another context I might put more weight to a different hypothesis.
> 
> A few years ago, somebody came across a course at a university that had
> a strong agricultural department (maybe Texas A & M), where AI meant
> Artificial Insemination.      (01)

It might have happened elsewhere, but I most definitely encountered that 
acronym when I first arrived here. Now, however, in this benighted, reactionary 
part of the world the dominant ambiguity plagues the engineers  "CNC" can 
indicate either a machine or a handgun policy.    (02)

-chris    (03)


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