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Cyc

Known as: The Cyc Foundation, ResearchCyc, OpenCyc 
Cyc (/ˈsaɪk/) is an artificial intelligence project that attempts to assemble a comprehensive ontology and knowledge base of everyday common sense… 
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Spring Symposium on Formalizing and Compiling Background Knowledge and Its Applications to Knowledge Representation and Question… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Words and phrases acquire meaning from the way they are used in society, from their relative semantics to other words and phrases… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The advent of Web services, and the Semantic Web described by domain ontologies, highlight the bottleneck to their growth… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Large-scale ontologies are becoming an essential component of many applications including standard search (such as Yahoo and… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
Since 1984, a person-century of effort has gone into building CYC, a universal schema of roughly 105 general concepts spanning… 
Review
1990
Review
1990
Cyc is a bold attempt to assemble a massive knowledge base (on the order of 108 axioms) spanning human consensus knowledge. This… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
After explicating the need for a large commonsense knowledge base spanning human consensus knowledge, we report on many of the… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The major limitations in building large software have always been (a) its brittleness when confronted by problems that were not…