A Conceptual Theory of Part-Whole Relations and its Applications

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This paper shows two applications of a theory of part-whole relations that has been introduced in [1] in two different areas: natural language semantics and modelling parts of physical objects. A short overview of the theory will be given, followed by two sections which present results in the two application areas. In Section 2 we provide an analysis of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0169-023X(96)00014-6

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@article{Gerstl1996ACT, title={A Conceptual Theory of Part-Whole Relations and its Applications}, author={Peter Gerstl and Simone Pribbenow}, journal={Data Knowl. Eng.}, year={1996}, volume={20}, pages={305-322} }