Reformulation of the theory of conceptual spaces

  title={Reformulation of the theory of conceptual spaces},
  author={John T. Rickard and Janet Aisbett and Greg Gibbon},
  journal={Inf. Sci.},
This paper presents a conceptual system based on two independently developed extensions of Gardenförs’ formulation of conceptual spaces. The new approach continues to emphasize the role of properties and their associations in conceptual representation, and to recognize the importance of similarity judgments in reasoning tasks. In the new theory, domains are sets equipped with a measure, and a property is a measurable membership function on a domain. Concepts are sets of properties and their… CONTINUE READING
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