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Understanding the Quran : a new grand challenge for computer science and artificial intelligence

Atwell, E. and Habash, Nizar and Louw, Bill and Abu Shawar, Bayan and McEnery, Tony and Zaghouani, Wajdi and El-Haj, Mahmoud (2010) Understanding the Quran : a new grand challenge for computer science and artificial intelligence. In: ACM-BCS Visions of Computer Science 2010, 2010-04-14 - 2010-04-15.

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    Abstract

    The Quran is held by Muslims to be a single-authored text, the direct words of God (Allah), conveyed by the angel Gabriel to Mohammed 1355-1378 years ago, and later transcribed verbatim to be used as the sole authoritative source of knowledge, wisdom and law. The challenge for computer scientists is to represent this knowledge, wisdom and law in computer systems: to build intelligent systems which can answer any question with knowledge from the Quran, and can help society, both Muslim and non-Muslim, to understand and appreciate the Quran.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Journal or Publication Title: ACM-BCS Visions of Computer Science 2010
    Subjects:
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Linguistics & English Language
    ID Code: 71278
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 16 Oct 2014 11:40
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 04:46
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/71278

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