Representation of Knowledge and Formal Languages

Basic information

Workload: 

45 hours

Syllabus: 

Levels, processes, structures, constructs, filters, categories, semantics Metadata standards. Knowledge Organization Systems. Formal languages and formal ontologies. Reasoning and inference Knowledge Acquisition

Bibliography

Mandatory: 

•    de Almeida Campos, M. L. (2004). Modeling knowledge domains: an investigation of fundamental principles. Information Science, 33.
•    Brachman, R. J., & Levesque, H. J. (2004). Knowledge Representation and Reasoning. Morgan Kaufmann.
•    Lakoff, G. (1987). Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things: What Categories Reveal about the Mind. University of Chicago Press.
•    Sowa, J. F. (2000). Knowledge Representation: logical, philosophical and computational foundations. Brooks / Cole.