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Nonstandard Set Theories and Information Management

Akman, Varol and Pakkan, Mujdat (1996) Nonstandard Set Theories and Information Management. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

The merits of set theory as a foundational tool in mathematics stimulate its use in various areas of artificial intelligence, in particular intelligent information systems. In this paper, a study of various nonstandard treatments of set theory from this perspective is offered. Applications of these alternative set theories to information or knowledge management are surveyed.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:ZF (Zermelo-Fraenkel) set theory, knowledge representation, AFA (anti-foundation axiom), information management, commonsense reasoning, commonsense set theory, situation theory, nonwellfounded sets (hypersets).
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Linguistics > Semantics
Philosophy > Logic
ID Code:465
Deposited By:Akman, Varol
Deposited On:19 Jun 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:53

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