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Re: [ontolog-forum] Toward Human-Level Artificial Intelligence

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From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:04:19 -0400
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On 4/25/14 12:01 PM, John F Sowa wrote:
> KI
>> >All we can do is provide unique identifiers that denote entities
>> >in a given world view (or situation)...
>> >Basically, as our world view expands we discover new insights etc.
> Yes.  The world is a continuum.  We can name some discrete points, but
> we can't describe a continuum with any set of discrete identifiers.
> Some insights can be described in words, but there are too many
> subtle variations -- uncountably many.    (01)

Fewer *terms* than *words*, which is why terms are the best we have in 
regards to "word view"  specific identifiers.    (02)

For RDF based Linked Data in the burgeoning LOD cloud, its all about 
terms. Words are simply used for annotations that provide hints. The 
evolution of DBpedia [1] across many different human languages is a live 
showcase of all of this in action.    (03)

[1] http://dbpedia.org -- DBpedia project which now catching up to 
Wikipedia on the multilingual front .    (04)

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Regards,    (06)

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