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Bob Coecke

University of Oxford

Using Simulation to Aid the Design and Optimization of Intelligent User Interfaces for Quality Assurance Processes in Machine Learning


Apr 02, 2021
Yu Zhang, Martijn Tennekes, Tim de Jong, Lyana Curier, Bob Coecke, Min Chen


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QNLP in Practice: Running Compositional Models of Meaning on a Quantum Computer


Feb 25, 2021
Robin Lorenz, Anna Pearson, Konstantinos Meichanetzidis, Dimitri Kartsaklis, Bob Coecke


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Kindergarden quantum mechanics graduates (...or how I learned to stop gluing LEGO together and love the ZX-calculus)


Feb 22, 2021
Bob Coecke, Dominic Horsman, Aleks Kissinger, Quanlong Wang

* 30 pages, many pictures, including legos 

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Grammar-Aware Question-Answering on Quantum Computers


Dec 07, 2020
Konstantinos Meichanetzidis, Alexis Toumi, Giovanni de Felice, Bob Coecke


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Foundations for Near-Term Quantum Natural Language Processing


Dec 07, 2020
Bob Coecke, Giovanni de Felice, Konstantinos Meichanetzidis, Alexis Toumi

* 43 pages, lots of pictures 

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Quantum Natural Language Processing on Near-Term Quantum Computers


May 08, 2020
Konstantinos Meichanetzidis, Stefano Gogioso, Giovanni De Felice, Nicolò Chiappori, Alexis Toumi, Bob Coecke

* 13 pages, submitted to Quantum Physics and Logic (QPL) 2020. This work was originally commissioned by Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) and was carried out independently by the CQC team and the Hashberg team 

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Meaning updating of density matrices


Jan 03, 2020
Bob Coecke, Konstantinos Meichanetzidis

* 24 pages, many figures 

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The Mathematics of Text Structure


Apr 06, 2019
Bob Coecke

* 38 pages, many pictures 

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Towards Compositional Distributional Discourse Analysis


Nov 08, 2018
Bob Coecke, Giovanni de Felice, Dan Marsden, Alexis Toumi

* EPTCS 283, 2018, pp. 1-12 
* In Proceedings CAPNS 2018, arXiv:1811.02701 

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Internal Wiring of Cartesian Verbs and Prepositions


Nov 08, 2018
Bob Coecke, Martha Lewis, Dan Marsden

* EPTCS 283, 2018, pp. 75-88 
* In Proceedings CAPNS 2018, arXiv:1811.02701 

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Proceedings of the 2018 Workshop on Compositional Approaches in Physics, NLP, and Social Sciences


Nov 06, 2018
Martha Lewis, Bob Coecke, Jules Hedges, Dimitri Kartsaklis, Dan Marsden

* EPTCS 283, 2018 

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Interacting Conceptual Spaces I : Grammatical Composition of Concepts


Sep 29, 2017
Joe Bolt, Bob Coecke, Fabrizio Genovese, Martha Lewis, Dan Marsden, Robin Piedeleu


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Compositional Distributional Cognition


Aug 12, 2016
Yaared Al-Mehairi, Bob Coecke, Martha Lewis

* To appear in Quantum Interaction 2016 

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Quantum Algorithms for Compositional Natural Language Processing


Aug 04, 2016
William Zeng, Bob Coecke

* EPTCS 221, 2016, pp. 67-75 
* In Proceedings SLPCS 2016, arXiv:1608.01018 

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Interacting Conceptual Spaces


Aug 04, 2016
Josef Bolt, Bob Coecke, Fabrizio Genovese, Martha Lewis, Daniel Marsden, Robin Piedeleu

* EPTCS 221, 2016, pp. 11-19 
* In Proceedings SLPCS 2016, arXiv:1608.01018 

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Dual Density Operators and Natural Language Meaning


Aug 04, 2016
Daniela Ashoush, Bob Coecke

* EPTCS 221, 2016, pp. 1-10 
* In Proceedings SLPCS 2016, arXiv:1608.01018 

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From quantum foundations via natural language meaning to a theory of everything


Feb 22, 2016
Bob Coecke

* Invited contribution to: `The Incomputable' 

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Harmonic Grammar in a DisCo Model of Meaning


Feb 05, 2016
Martha Lewis, Bob Coecke

* Abstract, Advances in Distributional Semantics, IWCS 

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Graded Entailment for Compositional Distributional Semantics


Jan 25, 2016
Desislava Bankova, Bob Coecke, Martha Lewis, Daniel Marsden


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Distributional Sentence Entailment Using Density Matrices


Oct 14, 2015
Esma Balkir, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Bob Coecke

* 11 pages 

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A Compositional Explanation of the Pet Fish Phenomenon


Sep 22, 2015
Bob Coecke, Martha Lewis

* QI2015 

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Open System Categorical Quantum Semantics in Natural Language Processing


Feb 04, 2015
Robin Piedeleu, Dimitri Kartsaklis, Bob Coecke, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh


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Proceedings of the 11th workshop on Quantum Physics and Logic


Dec 28, 2014
Bob Coecke, Ichiro Hasuo, Prakash Panangaden

* EPTCS 172, 2014 

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The Frobenius anatomy of word meanings II: possessive relative pronouns


Jun 18, 2014
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Stephen Clark, Bob Coecke

* 40 pages, Journal of Logic and Computation, Essays dedicated to Roy Dyckhoff on the occasion of his retirement, S. Graham-Lengrand and D. Galmiche (eds.), 2014 

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The Frobenius anatomy of word meanings I: subject and object relative pronouns


Apr 21, 2014
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Stephen Clark, Bob Coecke

* Journal of Logic and Computation, Special Issue: The Incomputable, an Isaac Newton Institute Workshop, 23(6), pp.1293-1317, 2013 
* 31 pages 

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Reasoning about Meaning in Natural Language with Compact Closed Categories and Frobenius Algebras


Jan 23, 2014
Dimitri Kartsaklis, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Stephen Pulman, Bob Coecke


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A quantum teleportation inspired algorithm produces sentence meaning from word meaning and grammatical structure


Oct 11, 2013
Stephen Clark, Bob Coecke, Edward Grefenstette, Stephen Pulman, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh

* 10 pages, many pictures 

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An alternative Gospel of structure: order, composition, processes


Jul 15, 2013
Bob Coecke

* Introductory chapter to C. Heunen, M. Sadrzadeh, and E. Grefenstette. Quantum Physics and Linguistics: A Compositional, Diagrammatic Discourse. Oxford University Press, 2013 

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Lambek vs. Lambek: Functorial Vector Space Semantics and String Diagrams for Lambek Calculus


Feb 02, 2013
Bob Coecke, Edward Grefenstette, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh

* 29 pages, pending publication in Annals of Pure and Applied Logic 

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The logic of quantum mechanics - Take II


Apr 16, 2012
Bob Coecke

* 23 pages, many figures 

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