Knowledge Representation and the Semantics of Natural Language

ISBN: 978-3-540-24461-5 (Print) 978-3-540-29966-0 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Knowledge Representation with MultiNet

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      Pages 1-11

      Introduction

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      Pages 13-16

      Historical Roots

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      Pages 17-43

      Basic Concepts

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      Pages 45-83

      Semantic Characterization of Objects

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      Pages 85-111

      Semantic Characterization of Situations

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      Pages 113-130

      The Comparison of Entities

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      Pages 131-162

      The Spatio-temporal Characterization of Entities

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      Pages 163-196

      Modality and Negation

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      Pages 197-217

      Quantification and Pluralities

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      Pages 219-231

      The Role of Layer Information in Semantic Representations

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      Pages 233-277

      Relations Between Situations

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      Pages 279-303

      Lexicon and Knowledge Representation

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      Pages 305-330

      Question Answering and Inferences

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      Pages 331-356

      Software Tools for the Knowledge Engineer and Sample Applications

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      Pages 357-391

      Comparison Between MultiNet and Other Semantic Formalisms or Knowledge Representation Paradigms

  2. The Representational Means of MultiNet

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      Pages 395-407

      Overview and Representational Principles

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      Pages 409-438

      Means for Expressing Classification and Stratification

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      Pages 439-591

      Relational and Functional Means of Representation