Handbook of Knowledge Representation

Edited by

  • Frank van Harmelen, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Vladimir Lifschitz, University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Bruce Porter, University of Texas at Austin, USA

Knowledge Representation, which lies at the core of Artificial Intelligence, is concerned with encoding knowledge on computers to enable systems to reason automatically. The Handbook of Knowledge Representation is an up-to-date review of twenty-five key topics in knowledge representation, written by the leaders of each field.This book is an essential resource for students, researchers and practitioners in all areas of Artificial Intelligence.
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Graduate students and researchers in knowledge representation, graduate students and researchers in artificial intelligence, practitioners in artificial intelligence


Book information

  • Published: December 2007
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-52211-5

Table of Contents

Part I: General Methods in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning 1. Knowledge Representation and Classical Logic2. Satisfiability Solvers 3. Description Logics 4. Constraint Programming 5. Conceptual Graphs 6. Nonmonotonic Reasoning 7. Answer Sets 8. Belief Revision 9. Qualitative Modeling 10. Model-Based Problem Solving 11. Bayesian Networks Part II: Classes of Knowledge and Specialized Representations 12. Temporal Representation and Reasoning 13. Spatial Reasoning 14. Physical Reasoning 15. Reasoning about Knowledge and Belief 16. Situation Calculus 17. Event Calculus 18. Temporal Action Logics 19. Nonmonotonic Causal Logic Part III: Knowledge Representation in Applications 20. Knowledge Representation and Question Answering 21. The Semantic Web: Webizing Knowledge Representation 22. Automated Planning 23. Cognitive Robotics 24. Multi-Agent Systems 25. Knowledge Engineering