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Re: [ontolog-forum] Granularity of Representation (was Re: Role of defin

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From: "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 01:26:00 -0500
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That is why I have recommended a type hierarchy with very
few axioms as the background skeleton:    (01)

 > Rather than probability, it seems that it would be better
 > to either choose an agreed to perspective, or if all
 > possible views are necessary to increase your granularity
 > of investigation (and ontological representation) to
 > accommodate all of the possibilities that your perspective
 > mandates.    (02)

Then each perspective can have a "microtheory" or collection
of specialized axioms (or constraints) that suit the needs
or preferences of its particular view.    (03)

John Sowa    (04)

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