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Re: use of log:semantics

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 23:02:06 +0100
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To: "Tim Berners-Lee" <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>, <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
At 02:00 PM 10/19/01 -0400, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
>It is interesting and encouraging that we have forward and backward chaining
>systems usefully using the same
>data and the same rules!

FWIW, I had a student working for me last year who wrote a simple expert 
system shell using RDF for its facts and rules input... one characteristic 
of this system was that it could apply both forward and backward chaining 
over the same rules in evaluation of a given goal.  (I should say that that 
capability was somewhat underdeveloped in the version we released when he 
returned to his studies.)


Graham Klyne                    MIMEsweeper Group
Strategic Research              <http://www.mimesweeper.com>
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