Knowledge Representation and Knowledge Reasoning Based on the Aristotelian Modal Syllogism □AE◇E-4

Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2024     |     PP. 48-57      |     PDF (249 K)    |     Pub. Date: February 3, 2024
DOI: 10.54647/isss120332    14 Downloads     1994 Views  

Author(s)

Liheng Hao, School of Artificial Intelligence and Automation, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China

Abstract
This paper firstly formalizes Aristotelian modal syllogisms from the perspective of knowledge representation, and then uses modal logic and generalized quantifier theory to prove the validity of the Aristotelian modal syllogism □AE◇E-4. Finally, making much of some rules and facts in first-order logic and the definitions of inner negation for Aristotelian quantifiers in generalized quantifier theory, at least the other 34 valid Aristotelian modal syllogisms can be derived by the validity of the syllogism □AE◇E-4 from the perspective of knowledge reasoning in artificial intelligence. The method is not only concise and elegant, but also universal for the study of other types of syllogisms. Undoubtedly, this study benefits natural language information processing.

Keywords
Aristotelian modal syllogisms; validity; knowledge representation; knowledge reasoning

Cite this paper
Liheng Hao, Knowledge Representation and Knowledge Reasoning Based on the Aristotelian Modal Syllogism □AE◇E-4 , SCIREA Journal of Information Science and Systems Science. Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2024 | PP. 48-57. 10.54647/isss120332

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