Issue No.05 - September/October (2007 vol.22)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIS.2007.90
The first news story, "Multiagent System Helps Train for the Unthinkable," looks at DEFACTO, a prototype firefighter-training system that simulates multiple disasters in a city. The second news story, "The Berkeley Parser: High-Quality Grammar, Automatically," reports on a system that automatically learns a language's grammar and then determines the most likely structure of a sequence of words in that language.
DEFACTO, multiagent systems, Berkely Parser, natural language processing
Mark Ingebretsen, "In the News", IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol.22, no. 5, pp. 4-7, September/October 2007, doi:10.1109/MIS.2007.90