I don't know about the statistics, but the issue of expressing the
normally unstated knowledge constantly appears in ontological engineering. (01)
Encoding such "common sense" knowledge, which is assumed but not stated,
was a major part of Doug Lenat's original dream for Cyc. He wanted to
encode enough information to cover the unstated parts of any encyclopaedia
article. His idea was that by encoding merely the assertions in the
article, the information in Cyc would be sufficient background so that
any question about the material could be answered by the system the
same way a person who didn't know the subject could after reading the
-- doug foxvog (03)
On Wed, 25 May 2011 19:12, Zhuk, Yefim said: (04)
> I'd like to ask for your help.
> Maybe some of you can point me to some article/research that would
> quantify "average" percentage of information that is never captured,
> so called "tribal knowledge".
> One of the directions I am working on is related to improving information
> quality. I am using conversational approach and semantic support to making
> information more precise and closing the informational gaps. I'
> more about this at the SemTech.
> I am looking for some statistical numbers and would highly appreciate your
> Thank you,
> Yefim (Jeff)
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