Krypton: A Functional Approach to Knowledge Representation

  title={Krypton: A Functional Approach to Knowledge Representation},
  author={Ronald J. Brachman and Richard Fikes and Hector J. Levesque},
The widespread appeal of frame taxonomies seems due to how closely they match our intuitions about how to structure the world (as illustrated in folk taxonomies, for example). They also suggest enticing directions for processing (inheritance, defaults, etc.) and have found applications in other areas of computer science, such as database management and object-oriented programming. While the basic ideas of frame systems are straightforward, complications arise in their design and use. These… CONTINUE READING
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