CSE 675, Spring 2000
HW #2: ELIZA
If you apply the pattern-action pair:
My 1 is 2 -> What if your 1 were not 2
to the sentence
My left arm is about to fall off
it should produce
What if your left arm were not about to fall off.
What will the following sentences produce?
(a) My head is on my shoulders.
(b) My problem is that you hate me.
(c) My problem is how to pay you.
(d) My brother said your car is bigger than mine.
(e) My job is working in the mine.
In each case,
why the response is inappropriate and
any changes that would be needed to produce responses
that are syntactically appropriate (don't worry about their therapeutic
DUE: JANUARY 31, 2000
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William J. Rapaport