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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
Pages819-825
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)1-882345-22-3
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Abstract

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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