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Situation Theory and Its Applications

Situation Theory and Its Applications
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  • ISBN-13: 9780937073704
  • ISBN: 0937073709
  • Publisher: C S L I Publications/Center for the Study of Language & Informat

AUTHOR

Barwise, Jon, Gawron, Jean M., Plotkin, Gordon

SUMMARY

Situation theory is the result of an interdisciplinary effort to create a full-fledged theory of information. Created by scholars and scientists from cognitive science, computer science, AI, linguistics, logic, philosophy, and mathematics, the theory is forging a common set of tools for the analysis of phenomena from all these fields. This volume presents work that evolved out of the Second Conference on Situation Theory and its Applications. Twenty-six essays exhibit the wide range of the theory, covering such topics as natural language semantics, philosophical issues about information, mathematical applications, and the visual representation of information in computer systems.Jon Barwise is a professor of philosophy, mathematics, and logic at Indiana University in Bloomington. Jean Mark Gawron is a researcher at SRI International and a consultant at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories. Gordon Plotkin is a professor of theoretical computer science at the University of Edinburgh. Syun Tutiya is in the philosophy department at Chiba University in Japan.Barwise, Jon is the author of 'Situation Theory and Its Applications' with ISBN 9780937073704 and ISBN 0937073709.

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