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Re: Semantic Memories, and other SW developments

From: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 11:07:05 -0800
Message-ID: <3A956359.30258CAF@robustai.net>
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>
CC: www-rdf-interest@w3.org, swi-dev@egroups.com
"Sean B. Palmer" wrote:

> > I drew a concept map contrasting your experience of the Web
> > with your experience of the Semantic Cloud, and suggesting
> > that perhaps the latter is more analogous to our experience
> > within out society, than it is to the former.
>
> Yes, that's more or less the direction in which I'm starting to think.
> Of course, the difference between a SM and your mind is that you can
> have an almost unlimited number of SM's. Another *similarity* that you
> forgot to mention (well, it's hard to represent on a graph) is the
> fact that society itself is bordered and fragmented. Same goes for the
> Semantic Cloud I think. I suppose the "Semantic Web" is the sum parts
> of the fragmented Semantic Cloud, the SM, and the interactions between
> them.

Not hard at all to represent in the graph ... see
http://robustai.net/mentography/semantic.coherence.gif

Seth
Received on Thursday, 22 February 2001 13:57:44 GMT

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