by Matthew Watkins
Of course, there's no way a pesky
subculture like extreme sports could be
absorbed into the Olympics juggernaut without some kicking and screaming.
After all, it emerged as a direct response to the commercialism and
competitiveness of the big boys. The same kids appearing on Leno today
would've been mortified by the thought four years ago.
Gordon, D. & Gegax, T.T. (2002). Dudes and dinner roles. Newsweek, February
25, 2002, p. 48-51.
Of the original passage only the first sentence was represented. It was broken down into four components.
Extreme sports is a pesky subculture.
Extreme sports is absorbed into the Olympics juggernaut.
Some people kick and scream.
If 2, then 3.
If x and y are antonyms and x does not have the property z, then y does have the property z.
Additional Background Information
Original background info for Olympics (no longer used)
Final SNePSUL code
Original demo code (same as final code except loads original background)
Final Report-contains discussion of problems faced during representing the passage and the final representation used. (in .doc format)
Abridged Think Aloud Protocols
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