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System Builders Binsted, Ritchie
Development Dates 1994-1996
Languages English
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JAPE (Joke Analysis and Production Engine) creates riddles using a rule-based system derived from humour theory.


K. Binsted and Graeme Ritchie.
Speculations on story puns.
In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Computational Humour, pages 151--159, Enschede, Netherlands, 1996. Main reference

K. Binsted and Graeme Ritchie.
An implemented model of punning riddles.
In Proceedings of the Twelth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-94), pages 633--638, Seattle, USA, 1994.

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