Re: Many meanings of Is A

On Jun 19, 2008, at 8:57 PM, Matt Williams wrote:

> Dear All,
> I remember reading somewhere that someone had once compared many  
> different usages of "Is A".
> Can anyone point me to the ref?

"What IS-a is and isn't", by Ron Brachman.

IIRC, he distinguishes on the order of 27 senses in use at the time  
in KR/semantic net systems.

I believe it's online.


Received on Thursday, 19 June 2008 21:37:01 UTC