A conceptual model for a knowledge base homogeneously stored in a database environment

  • Emmanuel Passos
  • Alberto SadeJr.
  • Cícero Garcez
  • Asterio Tanaka
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 991)


This paper proposes a conceptual approach as a way for storing Knowledge Bases in a Database Environment. The evolution of the model happened with the use of Entity-Relationship (ER) diagrams, Venn diagrams, Object-Oriented (OO) models and State Transition diagrams. With that model we are working in the construction of a Knowledge Server homogeneously stored in a Database environment and speculate about the possibility of that database to be shared in an heterogeneous environment. This research is an integration effort between the areas of Software Engineering (SE), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Databases (DB) at Instituto Militar de Engenharia (IME).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emmanuel Passos
    • 1
  • Alberto SadeJr.
    • 2
    • 3
  • Cícero Garcez
    • 1
  • Asterio Tanaka
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Militar de EngenhariaRJBrazil
  2. 2.Laboratório Nacional de Computação CientíficaRJBrazil
  3. 3.Coordenação dos Programas de Pós Graduação em EngenhariaRJBrazil

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