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  • Description logic — (DL) is a family of formal knowledge representation languages. It is more expressive than propositional logic but has more efficient decision problems than first order predicate logic. DL is used in artificial intelligence for formal reasoning on …   Wikipedia

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  • Knowledge engineering — (KE) has been defined by Feigenbaum, and McCorduck (1983) as follows: KE is an engineering discipline that involves integrating knowledge into computer systems in order to solve complex problems normally requiring a high level of human expertise …   Wikipedia

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  • Knowledge Discovery Metamodel — (KDM) is publicly available specification from the Object Management Group (OMG). KDM is a common intermediate representation for existing software systems and their operating environments, that defines common metadata required for deep semantic… …   Wikipedia

  • Knowledge intensive business services — (commonly known as KIBS) are services and business operations heavily reliant on professional knowledge. They are mainly concerned with providing knowledge intensive support for the business processes of other organizations. As a result, their… …   Wikipedia

  • Description de l'Égypte — For other uses, see Description de l Égypte (disambiguation). The Description of Egypt   …   Wikipedia

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