Knowledge Interchange Format (KIF)
Open issues are issues that have been raised but not yet voted on
by the ANSI Ad Hoc Group.
Should we define just for numeral-representable numbers or should we
offer full axiomatizations that would fix their meaning for all algebraic
numbers as well?
Extensible Term operators vs. Sentence Operators
There is currently only one way to designate new operators, viz.
surrounding dots. Some people have suggested that there ought to be two
-- one for terms and one for sentences. Then it would be possible for
software at least to know the type of expression from that convention.
It has been argued that there is no need to distinguish between sentences
and terms. We could allow sentences within terms (with boolean values).
This is nontraditional and requires study but may be feasible. Is it
Ontology of procedures and processes
Defined in ontologies using extensible operator syntax.
Story on handling of nonmonotonic information
Relationship to contexts, names, indexicals
Michael R. Genesereth ,
Stanford University, email@example.com