Barbara Starr

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Now completing its first year, the High-Performance Knowledge Bases Project promotes technology for developing very large, flexible, and reusable knowledge bases. The project is supported by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and includes more than 15 contractors in universities , research laboratories, and companies. The evaluation of the(More)
This demonstration is based upon the results of a research project sponsored by the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA), called High Performance Knowledge Bases (HPKB). The demonstrated portion of HPKB follows a question-answering paradigm. The integrated architecture developed at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), called(More)
This paper is about domain-independent theoretical generalizations derived in the process of formalizing aspects of commonsense reasoning. One of the generalizations is a qualitative model that has a template structure, can be applied to multiple reasoning tasks. Another model reduces to a composition of linear orders, making it easy to argue its formal(More)
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