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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.
Citation:
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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