Handbook of Knowledge Representation

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Frank van Harmelen, Vladimir Lifschitz, Bruce Porter
Elsevier, Jan 8, 2008 - Computers - 1034 pages
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Knowledge Representation, which lies at the core of Artificial Intelligence, is concerned with encoding knowledge on computers to enable systems to reason automatically.

The Handbook of Knowledge Representation is an up-to-date review of twenty-five key topics in knowledge representation, written by the leaders of each field.

This book is an essential resource for students, researchers and practitioners in all areas of Artificial Intelligence.

* Make your computer smarter
* Handle qualitative and uncertain information
* Improve computational tractability to solve your problems easily

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Classes of Knowledge and Specialized Representations
Knowledge Representation in Applications
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About the author (2008)

Frank van Harmelen is Professor in the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Group of the Department of Computer Science at the VU University Amsterdam.

Bruce Porter, a former newspaper reporter and editor of "Newsweek", teaches at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is the author of "Blow: How a Small-Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellin Cocaine Cartel And Lost It All", and he has also written for "The New York Times Magazine", "The Washington Post", "Rolling Stone", "Playboy", and "Connoisseur", among other publications.

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