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Case-based reasoning (CBR) and rule-based reasoning (RBR) are two important
methods in the knowledge engineering to support decision making (see [2, 7, 8, and 9]) in
decision support systems (DSS). In rule-based reasoning the computer examines historical
cases and generates rules, which are chained (forward or backward) to solve problems.
We illustrate how the use of metaphorical views for reasoning with metaphor requires the mapping of information such as event shape, event rate and mental/emotional states from the source domain to the target domain. Such mappings are domain-independent and can be implemented by means of rules we call View Neutral Mapping Adjuncts (VNMAs). We give a list of the main VNMAs that appear to be required, and show how they can be incorporated into a pre-existing system (ATT-Meta) for metaphorical reasoning. ...
The topic of the paper is the problem how to define case relations by semantic predicates. A general principle is outlined, which renders it possible to "calculate" case relations for a given representation of a (verb-)sememe by means of expressions. This principle is based on an assignment of case relations to primitive predicates and modification rules for nested expressions.
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In this paper, we present a system that automatically extracts the pros and cons from online reviews. Although many approaches have been developed for extracting opinions from text, our focus here is on extracting the reasons of the opinions, which may themselves be in the form of either fact or opinion. Leveraging online review sites with author-generated pros and cons, we propose a system for aligning the pros and cons to their sentences in review texts.
Following Link [14, 13] and Roberts , I present a semantic analysis of collective- distributivity comes from either an explicit quantifidistributive ambiguity, and resolution of such am- cational operator like each or an implicit distributive biguity by model-based reasoning. This approach operator called the D o p e r a t o r . The D operator goes beyond Scha and Stallard , whose reasoning was motivated by the equivalence in the semantics capability was limited to checking semantic types. of the following sentences.
This paper presents our implemented computational model for interpreting and generating indirect answers to Yes-No questions. Its main features are 1) a discourse-plan-based approach to implicature, 2) a reversible architecture for generation and interpretation, 3) a hybrid reasoning model that employs both plan inference and logical inference, and 4) use of stimulus conditions to model a speaker's motivation for providing appropriate, unrequested information.
We examine several behaviors for query systems that become possible with the ability to represent and reason about change in data bases: queries about possible futures, queries about alternative histories, and offers of monitors as responses to queries. A modal temporal logic is developed for this purpose. A completion axiom for history is given and modelling strategies are given by example.
A prerequisite to a theory of the way agents understand speech acts is a theory of how their beliefs and intentions are revised as a consequence of events. This process of attitude revision is an interesting domain for the application of nonmonotonic reasoning because speech acts have a conventional aspect that is readily represented by defaults, but that interacts with an agent's beliefs and intentions in many complex ways that may override the defaults.
Automated R e a s o n i n g techniques applied to the p r o b l e m of natural language correctness allow the d e s i g n of flexible training aids for the t e a c h i n g of foreign languages. The approach involves important advantages for both the student and the teacher by d e t e c t i n g possible errors and pointing out their reasons. Explanations may be given on four d i s t i n c t levels, thus offering differently instructive error messages according to the needs of the student.
The paper adresses the problem of reasoning with ambiguities. Semantic representations are presented that leave scope relations between quantifiers a n d / o r other operators unspecified. Truth conditions are provided for these representations and different consequence relations are judged on the basis of intuitive correctness. Finally inference patterns are presented that operate directly on these underspecified structures, i.e. do not rely on any translation into the set of their disambiguations.
Whatever the merits of agents that decide what to do by proving theorems, it seems clear that we do not use purely logical reasoning in order to decide what to do. Certainly something like logical reasoning can play a part, but a moment's reflection should confirm that for most of the time, very different processes are taking place. This chapter will focus on a model of agency that takes its inspiration from the processes that seem to take place as we decide what to do.
After reading this chapter, you should be able to: Define economics and identify its components; discuss various ways in which economists use economic reasoning; explain real-world events in terms of economic forces, social forces, and political forces; explain how economic insights are developed and used; distinguish among positive economics, normative economics, and the art of economics.
This book is designed to help you improve your critical thinking and reasoning skills in 20 short lessons
of 20 minutes a day. If you read one chapter a day,Monday through Friday, and do all the exercises
carefully, you should see dramatic improvement in your ability to think critically and to solve
problems logically and effectively by the end of your month of study.