|To:||"Pat Hayes" <phayes@xxxxxxx>, "Schiffel, Jeffrey A" <jeffrey.a.schiffel@xxxxxxxxxx>|
|Cc:||"[ontolog-forum] " <ontolog-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>|
|From:||"Barker, Sean (UK)" <Sean.Barker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>|
|Date:||Mon, 17 Mar 2008 09:50:03 -0000|
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I was using the principle (from linear vector spaces) that a dimension is an independent specifier, and so would describe a pointing finger as a five dimensional object in a 3D space. The point here being, not whether to use a 3 or 4 D ontology, but what actually is meant by dimension.
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