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Commonsense Aspects of Buying and Selling

Akman, Varol and Ersan, Murat (1996) Commonsense Aspects of Buying and Selling. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

We describe an experimental approach towards implementing a commonsense `micro-theory' for buying and selling. Our prototype system characterizes how intelligent agents hold items and money, how they buy and sell items, and the way money and items are transferred. The ontology of the system includes money (cash, check, credit card), agents (people, organizations), items (movable, real estate, service), barter, and the notions of transfer, loan, buying by installments, profit and loss.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:commonsense reasoning, knowledge-based systems, knowledge representation, inference, naive theories of money, buying and selling, ontology, micro-theory, pre-economics knowledge, KEE (knowledge engineering environment).
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
ID Code:463
Deposited By:Akman, Varol
Deposited On:17 Jun 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:53

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