Downloads of AKRP Book Chapters

A Knowledge Representation PractionaryThese book chapters from A Knowledge Representation Practionary are drafts from prior to submission for publication. They do not contain the  subsequent edits made for the published version. If quoting or citing, please use the proper citation of the published version and check it for accuracy and pagination.

The proper citation for the book is:

Bergman, M. K. A Knowledge Representation Practionary: Guidelines Based on Charles Sanders Peirce (Springer International Publishing, 2018), 486 pp. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-98092-8

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Here are the author’s final version of chapters and sections available for download:

Preface Download
 1. Introduction Download
Structure of the Book  
Overview of Contents  
Key Themes  
 2. Information, Knowledge, Representation Download
What is Information?  
What is Knowledge?  
What is Representation?  
Part I: Knowledge Representation in Context
 3. The Situation Download
Information and Economic Wealth  
Untapped Information Assets  
Impediments to Information Sharing  
 4. The Opportunity Download
KM and A Spectrum of Applications  
Data Interoperability  
Knowledge-based Artificial Intelligence  
 5. The Precepts Download
Equal Class Data Citizens  
Addressing Semantic Heterogeneity  
Carving Nature at the Joints  
Part II: A Grammar for Knowledge Representation
 6. The Universal Categories Download
A Foundational Mindset  
Firstness, Secondness, Thirdness  
The Lens of the Universal Categories  
 7. A KR Terminology Download
Things of the World  
Hierarchies in Knowledge Representation  
A Three-Relations Model  
 8. KR Vocabulary and Languages Download
Logical Considerations  
Pragmatic Model and Language Choices  
The KBpedia Vocabulary  
Part III: Components of Knowledge Representation
 9. Keeping the Design Open Download
The Context of Openness  
Information Management Concepts  
Taming a Bestiary of Data Structs  
10. Modular, Expandable Typologies Download
Types as Organizing Constructs  
A Flexible Typology Design  
KBpedia’s Typologies  
11. Knowledge Graphs and Bases Download
Graphs and Connectivity  
Upper, Domain and Administrative Ontologies  
KBpedia’s Knowledge Bases  
Part IV: Building KR Systems
12. Platforms and Knowledge Management Download
Uses and Work Splits  
Platform Considerations  
A Web-oriented Architecture  
13. Building Out The System Download
Tailoring for Domain Uses  
Mapping Schema and Knowledge Bases  
‘Pay as You Benefit’  
14. Testing and Best Practices Download
A Primer on Knowledge Statistics  
Builds and Testing  
Some Best Practices  
Part V: Practical Potentials and Outcomes
15. Potential Uses in Breadth Download
Near-term Potentials  
Logic and Representation  
Potential Methods and Applications  
16. Potential Uses in Depth Download
Workflows and BPM  
Semantic Parsing  
Cognitive Robotics and Agents  
17. Conclusion Download
The Sign and Information Theoretics  
Peirce: The Philosopher of KR  
Reasons to Question Premises  
Appendix A: Perspectives on Peirce Download
Appendix B: The KBpedia Resource Download
Appendix C: KBpedia Feature Possibilities Download
Glossary Download