Methods of Conceptual Knowledge Processing

  • Rudolf Wille
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3874)


The offered methods of Conceptual Knowledge Processing are procedures which are well-planed to mean and purpose and therewith lead to skills for solving practical tasks. The used means and skills have been mainly created as translations of mathematical means and skills of Formal Concept Analysis. Those transdisciplinary translations may be understood as transformations from mathematical thinking, dealing with potential realities, to logical thinking, dealing with actual realities. Each of the 38 presented methods is discussed in a general language of logical nature, while citations give links to the underlying mathematical background. Applications of the methods are demonstrated by concrete examples mostly taken from the literature to which explicit references are given.


Association Rule Conceptual Knowledge Formal Concept Analysis Concept Hierarchy Line Diagram 
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  • Rudolf Wille
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  1. 1.Fachbereich MathematikTechnische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadt

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