Look here for the KSL Seminar schedule.
Topics: top level ontologies; representational techniques;
ontology standards meeting; High Performance Knowledge Base
Reading: Russel and Norvig; "Artificial Intelligence: a Modern Approach"; pages 217-247.
|10/11/96||Cancelled due to Power failure!?!|
|10/18/96|| Topics: structuring knowledge
bases using discriminating factors rather than taxonomies;
critique of the ontology described in chapter 8 of Russel and
Contrast the Russel and Norvig ontology for measures with the one found in the KSL library. Look, for instance, at the definition for inch in the standard-units ontology.
Reading: Farquhar, Fikes, Rice; "The Ontolingua Server: a Tool for Collaborative Ontology Construction"; on-line at KSL-96-26.html.
|10/25/96|| Topics: Discuss the CYC upper level ontology and
contrast it with Russel and Norvig.
Reading: Lenat and Guha; Building Large Knowledge-Based Systems; pages 171-197.