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Re: [ontolog-forum] EU FP Ontology projects

From: Duane Nickull <dnickull@adobe.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 15:41:26 -0800
To: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@pioneerca.com>, Azamat <abdoul@cytanet.com.cy>
CC: SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>, KR-language <KR-language@YahooGroups.com>, "[ontolog-forum]" <ontolog-forum@ontolog.cim3.net>
Message-ID: <C5D05D26.1DF81%dnickull@adobe.com>
I am not sure I think of it that way, although it interests me.  IMO, context in a n..*-dimensional matrix whereby intersecting context details may or may not be visible to each aspect of a preposition.  For example, one person, in a certain context, may deem me Duane Nickull even if I am dead where to others such would be false.

As such, ontological research must IMO embrace this dichotomy with more of a quantum computing approach than the limited binary vision of the world.  "Isu: seems  based on simplistic predicate calculus.  I can both be and not be Duane Nickull to two different observers.  Likewise I may be Duane Nickull to both or them or neither of them.  If I am dead, the government may no longer consider me to exist as Duane Nickull whereby my family may eternally believe I exist in spirit.

Not to disagree, but I think the complete aspect of context is much more complex than can be represented in a hierarchy.

Duane


On 01/03/09 12:36 PM, "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@pioneerca.com> wrote:

I have defined "context" to be a list of propositions.
But the propositions may refer to the hierarchy.

Here is a list of propositions

   Dick McCullough isu person;
    Duane Nickull isu person;
    person iss entity;

which is the same as this hierarchy

   begin hierarchy people;
    entity;
    /    person;
    //        i:Dick McCullough;
    //        i:Duane Nickull;
    end hierarchy people;

Dick McCullough
Ayn Rand do speak od mKR done;
mKE do enhance od Real Intelligence done;
knowledge := man do identify od existent done;
knowledge haspart proposition list;
http://mKRmKE.org/

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From:  Duane Nickull <mailto:dnickull@adobe.com>

To: [ontolog-forum] <mailto:ontolog-forum@ontolog.cim3.net>  ; Richard H.  McCullough <mailto:rhm@pioneerca.com>  ; Azamat <mailto:abdoul@cytanet.com.cy>

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Sent: Sunday, March 01, 2009 12:06  PM

Subject: Re: [ontolog-forum] EU FP  Ontology projects


Richard:

Do you see "Context" strictly as a  hierarchic node?  I see it more of an omnipotent concept covering all  other concepts.  Would not a relation and action have contextual impact  on the actual pragmatics?

Duane


On 01/03/09 11:59 AM,  "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@pioneerca.com>  wrote:


Azamat said

I wonder how  can  it cover many different views with such
a narrow reading of  relationship, knowledge, and context?

I neglected to make a  very important point.
This entity-characteristic-proposition  hierarchy

begin hierarchy tabula  rasa;
   existent;
   /     entity; # physical Entity
   /     group;  # abstract Entity
   /     characteristic;  # property
   //        attribute;
   //        part;
   ///           context;
   ///           sentence;
   //        relation;
   //        action;
   //        interaction;
   /     proposition;

   sentence;
   /     statement;
   /     question;
   /     command;
   /     assignment;
   /     production;
   /     conditional;
   /     iteration;
   /     quantification;
end hierarchy tabula  rasa;

is my preferred hierarchy.

But the mKR/mKE  system can dynamically
transform tabula rasa into another  hierarchy
by concept integration and differentiation,
or it can use  your favorite hierarchy instead.


Dick McCullough
Ayn Rand do speak od mKR done;
mKE do  enhance od Real Intelligence done;
knowledge := man do identify od  existent done;
knowledge haspart proposition list;
http://mKRmKE.org/


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