Computer Science CS E10
Location: ILS Classroom
Time: Tuesday/Thursday at 4:15 - 5:45 PM
Institute for the Learning Sciences
1890 Maple Avenue, Room 300
Office hours: By appointment
Since this is a graduate seminar, there will not be lecture
notes posted to the web because we aren't in lecture mode.
However, the introduction
to the course is useful reading if you missed it. Other
materials may be posted here from time to time.
More information about knowledge representation
- A survey
of qualitative reasoning. This is a draft
manuscript of what became a chapter in the CRC Computer
Science and Engineering handbook. It has many more
citations than were allowed in the treeware version.
- Our approach to qualitative spatial
- CycCorp provides us
with the CYC tools, as part of the DARPA High Performance
Knowledge Base computing initiative. The CYC
project generously made their upper-level ontology
available for research purposes, and the HPKB community
has combined that with ontologies from other sources to
produce the foundation for a shared knowledge base
infrastructure. Our group is integrating our
representation work on qualitative physics into this
infrastructure, as well as our analogical reasoning
software (including SME
(Knowledge Interchange Format) is one of the starting
points for the representation language we are using in
our knowledge base development effort. CML
(Compositional Modeling Language) is another. The
current draft of the reference manual is here,
and a paper that appeared in QR96 is here.
While these are starting points, our conventions
are evolving. We will document the particular
conventions we are using in a living document very soon.
- The Ontolingua server at Stanford KSL is
an interesting web-based KR environment.
Last edited 1/7/99 by Ken Forbus.
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