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What Next?

Where do we intend to go from here? Both BRUTUS.1 and MONA-LISA will live on, both to be gradually improved. In the case of BRUTUS.1, we will work sedulously as good engineers, clinging to a workday faith that some more robust system can capture all of $\cal I$. (When the workday ends, we will permit our suspicion that $\cal I$ is productive to have free rein.) In connection with MONA-LISA, we plan to

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Attempt to substitute artificial agents (treated as ``percept to action" functions [Russell & Norvig, 1995]) for the role of the human in the image elicitation process.
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Transfer the images elicitation approach to the domain of stories (so BRUTUS.1 can get some help!).
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Explore more carefully the complexity implications of our image elicitation work.32



Selmer Bringsjord
2000-03-13