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Sigma KEE - Committing
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Committing
Instances of this Class commit the agent to some future course of action. For example, Bob promised Susan that he would be home by 11pm.
Relationships      
Parents LinguisticCommunication A Communication that involves the transfer of information via a LinguisticExpression.
Children ClosingContractCompleting a Contract of some sort, e.g. the purchase of a house, closing a business deal, etc.
 OfferingThe subclass of Committing in which a CognitiveAgent offers something Physical to another agent. Offerings may be unconditional (in which case they are a promise to effect a UnilateralGiving) or conditional (in which case they are a promise to effect a Transaction of some sort).
 ReservingReserving is a type of Committing that dedicates a specific object or service to a destination resource or service for a specific time interval
 SigningAnAgreementSigningAnAgreement is the class of actions in which an agent affixes a signature, stamp, or other evidence of authorization or attestation to a document. The document and signature may be electronic. Signings count as SocialInteractions even if done in private, because their significance derives from a social context.
 ThreateningAny Committing where the thing promised is something that is deemed undesirable by the destination of the Committing.


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