Tuesday 4 September 2007

Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

"Knowledge representation and reasoning is the area of Artificial Intelligence (AI) concerned with how knowledge can be represented symbolically and manipulated in an automated way by reasoning programs. More informally, it is the part of AI that is concerned with thinking, and how thinking contributes to intelligent behaviour... in the field of knowledge representation and reasoning we focus on the knolwedge, not on the knower..."

Source: 'Knowledge Representation and Reasoning' (2004), Ronald Brachman and Hector Levesque

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