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From: Duane Nickull <dnickull@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2008 10:18:36 -0800
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After posting this, I am not happy I accurately conveyed what I wanted to
say.    (01)

/d    (02)

On 1/2/08 10:13 AM, "Duane Nickull" <dnickull@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:    (03)

> I'm going to take a crack at this too..
> On 12/31/07 6:42 PM, "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Yes.  That is why I use the word 'context' in a very precise
>> way:  a context is a box (or other enclosure) that delimits
>> some statement or conjunction of statements that make some
>> assertion about the many different kinds of things that people
>> have called contexts.
> Context is a set of zero or more qualifiers that affect various aspects of
> the semantics of a given statement.  Different context qualifiers can impact
> one or more aspects of the semantics of such statements including
> representation terms and concepts.
> Example:
> A glass of water
> Context one:
> Glass of water is sitting on your kitchen table.  To the average Western
> observer, it is quite in it's place in this context and is not raised in
> one's internal tuple stores.
> Concept:  water, two molecules of hydrogen bound to one of oxygen in a glass
> container.
> Dangerous: possibly
> State: liquid
> Use: quenching thirst
> Mass: about 200 grams
> Context two:
> You are driving down the road in sub zero weather and the same glass of
> water is in the middle of the road.  Since it represents a hazard for your
> vehicle, you raise it to the highest layers of consciousness in your
> internal tuple stores and give it active attention.
> Concept: same as above
> Dangerous: yes
> state: solid
> Mass: at 100 kph, possibly as high as 4 kg.
> I am not sure if this really conveys what my meaning of context is however
> it might be something to aggregate to the holding pen of a context
> definition.
> Duane
>     (04)

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