David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Minds and Machines 9 (1):81-103 (1999)
Artificial agents, which are embedded in a virtual world, need to interpret a sequence of commands given to them adequately, considering the temporal structure for each command. In this paper, we start with the semantics of natural language and classify the temporal structures of various eventualities into such aspectual classes as action, process, and event. In order to formalize these temporal structures, we adopt Arrow Logic. This logic specifies the domain for the valuation of a sentence as an arrow. We can connect, or give order to, arrows by defining inter-arrow operations, and can give different views for sentences. Thereafter we formalize the rules of aspectual shifts in situated inference, in the style of a logic programming language. Thus, we not only describe the static representation of temporal features, but also show the dynamic process to deduce how each eventuality is viewed. The rules are applied to the information flow through the sequence of commands; therefore, we consider how the temporal structure of a command affects the succeeding commands.
|Keywords||Aspect Arrow Logic Situated Inference|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Renata P. de Freitas, Jorge P. Viana, Mario R. F. Benevides, Sheila R. M. Veloso & Paulo A. S. Veloso (2003). Squares in Fork Arrow Logic. Journal of Philosophical Logic 32 (4):343-355.
Paulo A. S. Veloso, Renata P. de Freitas, Petrucio Viana, Mario Benevides & Sheila R. M. Veloso (2007). On Fork Arrow Logic and its Expressive Power. Journal of Philosophical Logic 36 (5):489 - 509.
Joeri Engelfriet & Jan Treur (1998). An Interpretation of Default Logic in Minimal Temporal Epistemic Logic. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 7 (3):369-388.
Savas Konur (2011). An Event-Based Fragment of First-Order Logic Over Intervals. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 20 (1):49-68.
Joeri Engelfriet, Catholijn M. Jonker & Jan Treur (2002). Compositional Verification of Multi-Agent Systems in Temporal Multi-Epistemic Logic. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 11 (2):195-225.
Marcelo Finger & Dov M. Gabbay (1992). Adding a Temporal Dimension to a Logic System. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 1 (3):203-233.
Fabio Pianesi & Achille C. Varzi (1996). Refining Temporal Reference in Event Structures. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 37 (1):71-83.
Cédric Dégremont & Nina Gierasimczuk (2011). Finite Identification From the Viewpoint of Epistemic Update. Information And Computation 209 (3):383-396.
Renata P. De Freitas, Jorge P. Viana, Mario R. F. Benevides, Sheila R. M. Veloso & Paulo A. S. Veloso (2003). Squares in Fork Arrow Logic. Journal of Philosophical Logic 32 (4):343 - 355.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads12 ( #138,060 of 1,168,875 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #140,419 of 1,168,875 )
How can I increase my downloads?