Context and Relevance: A Pragmatic Approach

@inproceedings{Ekbia2001ContextAR,
  title={Context and Relevance: A Pragmatic Approach},
  author={Hamid R. Ekbia and Ana Gabriela Maguitman},
  booktitle={CONTEXT},
  year={2001}
}
In recent years, AI research has started to take seriously the role of context in developing models. This trend is heralded by a departure from logic-based views and their over-emphasis on the formal aspects of thought processes. The departure, however, has not been complete-- some fundamental assumptions of formal logic are still maintained in the new approaches. Similarly, "relevance" remains a major challenge for AI research. This paper outlines an alternative proposal that takes context and… CONTINUE READING

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