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Principles for Organizing Semantic Relations in Large Knowledge Bases
June 1996 (vol. 8 no. 3)
pp. 492-496

Abstract—This paper defines principles for organizing semantic relations represented by slots in frame-structured knowledge bases. We organize slots based on the knowledge-level semantics of relations and the symbol-level function of slots that implement the representation language. The symbol-level organization of slots depends on the inferencing and expressive capabilities of the knowledge representation system. At the knowledge level, two entirely different organizational schemes are identified: one based on linguistic similarities and differences, and another based on the types of concepts being related.

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Index Terms:
Semantic relations, slots, frame-based systems, classification of relations.
Larry M. Stephens, Yufeng F. Chen, "Principles for Organizing Semantic Relations in Large Knowledge Bases," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 492-496, June 1996, doi:10.1109/69.506714
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