Journal of Logic, Language and Information

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 5–31

Zooming In, Zooming Out

  • Maarten De Rijke


This is an exploratory paper about combining logics, combining theories and combining structures. Typically when one applies logic to such areas as computer science, artificial intelligence or linguistics, one encounters hybrid ontologies. The aim of this paper is to identify plausible strategies for coping with ontological richness.

Combinations of logics  complex structures  mathematics of modeling  modularity  modal logic  representation languages  transfer results 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1997

Authors and Affiliations

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  • Maarten De Rijke
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  1. 1.ComputerlinguistikUniversität des SaarlandesSaarbrückenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of WarwickCoventryU.K.

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