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The Epistemological Foundations of Knowledge Representations

@article{Svenonius2004TheEF,
  title={The Epistemological Foundations of Knowledge Representations},
  author={Elaine Svenonius},
  journal={Libr. Trends},
  year={2004},
  volume={52},
  pages={571-587}
}
This paper looks at the epistemological foundations of knowledge representations embodied in retrieval languages. It considers questions such as the validity of knowledge representations and their effectiveness for the purposes of retrieval and automation. The knowledge representations it considers are derived from three theories of meaning that have dominated twentieth-century philosophy. The discipline of philosophy impacts other knowledge disciplines, particularly in the theoretical… Expand
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