Simple Conceptual Graphs with Atomic Negation and Difference

  • Michel Leclère
  • Marie-Laure Mugnier
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4068)


This paper studies the introduction of atomic negation into simple conceptual graphs. Several semantics of negation are explored w.r.t. the deduction problem and the query answering problem. Sound and complete algorithm schemes based on projection (or coref-projection) are provided in all cases. The processing of equality/inequality is added to the framework.


Negative Relation Intuitionistic Logic Conceptual Graph Concept Node Query Answering 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Leclère
    • 1
  • Marie-Laure Mugnier
    • 1
  1. 1.LIRMM, CNRS – Université Montpellier 2MontpellierFrance

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