Victor-Polo de Gyves

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A hierarchy is an arrangement of qualitative values in a tree with certain properties. Hierarchies allow to define the confusion conf(r, s) in using qualitative value r instead of the intended or correct value s. From here, " predicate P holds for object o " , written P(o), is generalized to " P holds for o within confusion ε " , written P ε (o). These(More)
Can we retrieve objects from a database that are just close to a desired item? Can we control the retrieval process up to a given error? Can we define a semantic similarity between objects to be retrieved? The paper seeks for positive answers to these questions by using hierarchies. Sometimes, qualitative values can be arranged in a hierarchy, a tree with(More)
Sometimes, qualitative values can be arranged in a hierarchy, a tree with certain properties. Hierarchies allow the definitions of following constructs: the confusion CONF(r, s) in using qualitative value r instead of the intended or correct value s (such as using 'umbrella' when 'raincoat' was intended); a predicate P that holds for object o within(More)
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