Steps toward Formalizing Context

Varol Akman, Mehmet Surav

Abstract


The importance of contextual reasoning is emphasized by various researchers in AI. (A partial list includes John McCarthy and his group, R. V. Guha, Yoav Shoham, Giuseppe Attardi and Maria Simi, and Fausto Giunchiglia and his group.) Here, we survey the problem of formalizing context and explore what is needed for an acceptable account of this abstract notion.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v17i3.1231

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