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How are statements grounded ?

From: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2001 04:20:22 -0800
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To: "Aaron Swartz" <aswartz@upclink.com>, "Graham Klyne" <GK@NineByNine.org>
Cc: "RDF Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
From: "Graham Klyne" <GK@NineByNine.org>
To: "Aaron Swartz" <aswartz@upclink.com>
Cc: "RDF Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2001 1:35 AM
Subject: Re: Spec doesn't talk about two-valued relationships

> Sooner or later, methinks, it is needed that statements are grounded in
> "real-world" knowledge.  How do you suggest that such grounding may be
> introduced into a system?
> (I propose it is through axiomatic facts and inference rules.)

I agree, it is needed.   I propose that practical "real-world" knowledge is
grounded in the effective procedures of interacting active processes.

Logic is great, but survival is better :)
Received on Sunday, 11 March 2001 07:23:19 UTC

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