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Re: [ontolog-forum] Is there something I missed?

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From: "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 00:13:52 -0500
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Ed,    (01)

I just want to point out an important class of common triads.    (02)

 > Examination of the dependencies in a ternary or quaternary
 > relationship often reveals an intermediate object that has
 > semantics and should actually be called out in creating
 > a strong ontology for the domain in question.    (03)

All the basic arithmetic operators, + - * /, take two inputs
and generate one output.  Trying to represent simple arithmetic
expressions with only dyadic relations creates very awkward,
unnatural and unreadable statements.    (04)

There are many other examples, but these are the most obvious.    (05)

John    (06)

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