Joel Austin Votaw
- The work was
supported in part by grants IRI-9101354 and CDA-8914670 from the
- G1/2 is a
combination of Black's G1 and G2. Similarly for M1/2. G3 and M3 are
Black's G3 and M3 with some inconsequential wording changes.
- The question
of how this premise is protected from the general knowledge that
not in fact physical regions is addressed in Barnden et al.
(1994a). Our assumption that ``MIND PARTS AS PERSONS'' is a
special case of ``MIND AS PHYSICAL SPACE'' is taken up again
briefly in section 5.
- How best to express vague degrees like "to some
extent" is an important research problem within AI and other fields, one
that we cannot address here.
We will simply assume that some solution has been adopted.
- This appears
to be the same as the metaphor of ``A MIND IS A BODY MOVING IN
SPACE'' discussed by Lakoff & Turner (1989, p.158).
- By abduction
we basically mean that if the system has a rule IF P THEN Q and has
established Q then it can establish P tentatively. See, e.g., Hobbs
al. 1993, for a more sophisticated and practical notion of
- We derived this example from ``The
one thing that still troubled Marigold ... was the thought of her
stepmother's arrival, and this hung over her mind like a dark angry
cloud.'' (Jolly, n.d., p.44). Our example (12) is a simplified
of this passage designed to isolate the issue we wish to discuss.
that the original passage uses a simile of thoughts being
like clouds, but we regard this as a manifestation of a
- This is
slightly inaccurate because a container is not just a physical
Fri Oct 6 14:48:16 MDT 1995