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Propagation of trust and distrust
TLDR
It is shown that a small number of expressed trusts/distrust per individual allows us to predict trust between any two people in the system with high accuracy.
Resource description framework (RDF) schema specification
The abbreviation RDF stands for the “Resource Description Framework” in the specification with classes and properties that originate with RDF Schema. RDFa (Resource Description Framework in
Building Large Knowledge-Based Systems: Representation and Inference in the Cyc Project
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This review has been difficult for me to write, because my thoughts about Cyc have changed a great deal since I first read the book in the spring of 1990 and I agree with his complaints about the confusing organization of the book and the lack of precise definitions.
Information diffusion through blogspace
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A macroscopic characterization of topic propagation through the authors' corpus, formalizing the notion of long-running "chatter" topics consisting recursively of "spike" topics generated by outside world events, or more rarely, by resonances within the community.
Contexts: a formalization and some applications
Traditionally, logical formulas (and other structures) used in representation are supposed to be objective, decontextualized truths. In reality, however, they have many contextual aspects.
Semantic search
TLDR
An application called 'Semantic Search' is presented which is built on these supporting technologies and is designed to improve traditional web searching and an overview of TAP, the application framework upon which the Semantic Search is built is provided.
Cyc: toward programs with common sense
TLDR
The need for a massive knowledge base spanning human consensus knowledge is examined and the authos' efforts over the past five years to begin its construction are reviewed.
Building large knowledge-based systems
TLDR
In this age of modern era, the use of internet must be maximized as one of the benefits is to get the on-line building large knowledge based systems book, as the world window, as many people suggest.
SemTag and seeker: bootstrapping the semantic web via automated semantic annotation
TLDR
It is argued that automated large scale semantic tagging of ambiguous content can bootstrap and accelerate the creation of the semantic web.
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