Some reflections on knowledge representation in the semantic web

KIRBY, John (2012). Some reflections on knowledge representation in the semantic web. In: PPIG (Psychology of Programming Interest Group) 2012 - 24th Annual Workshop, London Metropolitan University, London, 21-23 Novevmber 2012.

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The knowledge representation technology Description Logics (DLs) has become an important component of developments around the Semantic Web. It is suggested here that in order to be really useful, the knowledge represented in DLs should in some fundamental way reflect the way the human mind organises and structures the same knowledge. There is a short historical review of some relevant background work in cognitive psychology, including WordNet. This is followed by a brief introduction to the importance of automatic classification in DLs before considering some issues around ontologies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Departments: Faculty of Science, Technology and Arts > Department of Computing
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Depositing User: John Kirby
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2016 12:57
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2018 22:54

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