University of Aberdeen - Bit of a laugh

December 17, 2009

Visitors to the Glasgow Science Centre will have the chance to create their own Christmas-cracker jokes over the festive season, courtesy of a computer developed by scientists at the University of Aberdeen. The Joking Computer can create millions of different jokes using a large dictionary of words and language rules, including the following offering: "What kind of tree is nauseated? A sick-amore." The exhibit aims to teach children what can be achieved with computing technology.

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