IJIMT 2011 Vol.2(6): 490-499 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2011.V2.181

Semantics Computation: A Problem Solving Perspective

Yucong Duan

Abstract—Focusing on phenomena of the existence of multiple semantics for a single concept or expression, we investigated fundamental semantics bundled to concepts of type(TYPE) and instance (INS) to reveal relationships among semantics of problem expressions and expected answers. Semantics of concepts of unlimited and completeness are identified as fundamental classification characteristics for clarifying/formalizing semantics of expressions towards bridging semantics between problems and answers. An approach of semantic computation from problem solving perspectives is proposed with demonstrative cases on previously confusing or misleading issues.

Index Terms—Semantics, Knowledge management, Conceptual modeling, Expression.

Yucong Duan is currently with the DISCO, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy, 20126 (e-mail: duanyucong@hotmail.com).

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Cite: Yucong Duan, "Semantics Computation: A Problem Solving Perspective," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 490-499, 2011.

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