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Cooperation Between Knowledge Based Systems

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 4th World Congress on Expert Systems
EditorsF. Cantu, R. Soto, J. Liebowitz, E. Sucar
Place of PublicationMonterey, Mexico
PublisherCognizant Communication Corporation
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)1-882345-22-3
Publication statusPublished - 1998


For as long as there has been interest in knowledge based systems there has been interest in sharing formally expressed knowledge. It is traditional for this to require a high degree of social interaction between the suppliers and recipients of such information but the Internet has brought with it an interest in more opportunistic, semi-automatic cooperation between systems. This raises a variety of technical problems relevant to logic programming. We discuss these - concentrating on the use of protocols and interlinguas.

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