s.thorpe at auckland.ac.nz
Wed Sep 16 20:27:34 CDT 2009
>Don't forget the human abilities of misapplication, misspelling and general misuse of names.
How could I forget that, Richard Kevins!!! I'm not denying that computers are way better than humans at some things. Just, if you have only got a fork, don't have soup for lunch ...
From: Kevin Richards [RichardsK at landcareresearch.co.nz]
Sent: Thursday, 17 September 2009 12:55 p.m.
To: Richard Pyle; Stephen Thorpe; taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
Subject: RE: [Taxacom] globalnames?
>> I would think that "same name" recognition is only
>> one of the things than humans can do better than computers.
>I should hope so.
>> Others include being able to "see" non-obvious errors
>> (inferences based on experience), and being able to judge how
>> important/worthwhile/relevant something is.
Don't forget the human abilities of misapplication, misspelling and general misuse of names. ;-)
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