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La compréhension des histoires drôles : une affaire de révision de croyances

Abstract : There are some human cognitive activities that have remained little studied in artificial intelligence: understanding laughter is an example. This exploratory paper tries to identify the mechanisms at work in quips and narrative logical jokes. It seems that in many cases a belief revision mechanism is operating, leading to an unexpected conclusion, through the punchline of the jest. The jokes with analogical functioning are also evoked. The article also includes a substantial bibliographical study covering ancient or modern works on laughter (illustrated by some puns).
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Florence Dupin de Saint Cyr - Bannay, Henri Prade. La compréhension des histoires drôles : une affaire de révision de croyances. Revue Ouverte d'Intelligence Artificielle, Association pour la diffusion de la recherche francophone en intelligence artificielle, 2022, Post-actes de la Conférence Nationale en Intelligence Artificielle (CNIA 2018-2020), 3 (3-4), pp.253-285. ⟨10.5802/roia.31⟩. ⟨hal-03694646⟩



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