A study on object-oriented knowledge representation

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dc.contributor.advisor Tzeng, Chun-Hung en_US
dc.contributor.author Salgado-Arteaga, Francisco en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:37:08Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:37:08Z
dc.date.created 1995 en_US
dc.date.issued 1995
dc.identifier LD2489.Z78 1995 .S2 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/185322
dc.description.abstract This thesis is a study on object-oriented knowledge representation. The study defines the main concepts of the object model. It also shows pragmatically the use of object-oriented methodology in the development of a concrete software system designed as the solution to a specific problem.The problem is to simulate the interaction between several animals and various other objects that exist in a room. The proposed solution is an artificial intelligence (Al) program designed according to the object-oriented model, which closely simulates objects in the problem domain. The AI program is conceived as an inference engine that maps together a given knowledge base with a database. The solution is based conceptually on the five major elements of the model, namely abstraction, encapsulation, modularity, hierarchy, and polymorphism.The study introduces a notation of class diagrams and frames to capture the essential characteristics of the system defined by analysis and design. The solution to the problem allows the application of any object-oriented programming language. Common Lisp Object System (CLOS) is the language used for the implementation of the software system included in the appendix.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Computer Science
dc.format.extent vii, 107 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Knowledge representation (Information theory) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Expert systems (Computer science) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Object-oriented programming (Computer science) en_US
dc.title A study on object-oriented knowledge representation en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.S.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/935944 en_US


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