Reified Temporal Theories and How to Unreify Them


Reification of propositions expressing states, events, and properties has been widely advocated as a means of handling temporal reasoning in A I . The author proposes that such reification is both philosophically suspect and technically unnecessary. The reified theories of Allen and Shoham are examined and it is shown how they can be unreified. The… (More)


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@inproceedings{Galton1991ReifiedTT, title={Reified Temporal Theories and How to Unreify Them}, author={Antony Galton}, booktitle={IJCAI}, year={1991} }