Tag Archives: Knowledge Representation

Differential Logic, Dynamic Systems, Tangent Functors • 1

People interested in category theory as applied to systems may wish to check out the following article, reporting work I carried out while engaged in a systems engineering program at Oakland University. The problem addressed is a longstanding one, that … Continue reading

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Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relations • 11

Re: Ontolog Forum • RavS In pursuing applications of pragmatic semiotics to scientific research the following distinctions are critical. We have the relational roles known as Object, Sign, and Interpretant Sign.  These are places or roles a thing may occupy … Continue reading

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Inquiry Driven Systems • Comment 5

Re: Ontolog Forum • Bruce Schuman I would call that the pragmatic-semiotic point of view and not find anything shocking in it. One can find earlier foreshadowings — Plato’s Cratylus and the Stoic lekton are often mentioned in this connection … Continue reading

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Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relations • 10

Re: Ontolog Forum • RavS The words predicate, proposition, relation, and so on are affected by many variations in usage.  Some of their uses are associated with philosophical habits unlikely to change any time soon.  But there are a number … Continue reading

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Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relations • 9

Re: Ontolog Forum • RonS Concrete examples are very instructive in this arena, and when it comes to refutations a single counter-example serves to puncture many a fallacious general proposition. Here’s a couple of articles, illustrated with concrete examples of a … Continue reading

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Inquiry Driven Systems • Comment 4

Re: Ontolog Forum • MW In the systems approach to inquiry I’ve been pursuing, all specifications, state descriptions, or values of variables come in three modalities:  expected, intended, and actually observed. A difference between expectation and observation is accounted as … Continue reading

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Sign Relations, Triadic Relations, Relations • 8

Re: Ontolog Forum • FK Our thoughts live in natural and artificial languages the way fish swim in natural and artificial bodies of water. One of the lessons most strikingly impressed on me by my first year physics course and … Continue reading

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