Questioning explicit properties of implicit individuals in knowledge representation

C. E. Westerberg, C. J. Marsolek

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Dienes and Perner argue that the explicit representation of an individual to which a property is attributed requires explicit representation of the attributed property. The reasons for this conclusion are similar to the reasons why another of their conclusions may be considered suspect: A property may be explicit without an explicit representation of an individual or the predication of the property to an individual. We question the latter conclusion and draw connections to neurophysiological and cognitive evidence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)788-789
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

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