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Sigma KEE - inScopeOfInterest
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in scope of interest
A very general Predicate. (inScopeOfInterest ?AGENT ?ENTITY) means that ?ENTITY is within the scope of interest of ?AGENT. Note that the interest indicated can be either positive or negative, i.e. the ?AGENT can have an interest in avoiding or promoting ?ENTITY.
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Children approves(approves ?AGENT1 ?AGENT2) means that ?AGENT1 is satisfied that ?AGENT2 has met some requirement or proposition, and publicly declares such
 believesThe epistemic predicate of belief. (believes ?AGENT ?FORMULA) means that ?AGENT believes the proposition expressed by ?FORMULA.
 considers(considers ?AGENT ?FORMULA) means that ?AGENT considers or wonders about the truth of the proposition expressed by ?FORMULA.
 desires(desires ?AGENT ?FORMULA) means that ?AGENT wants to bring about the state of affairs expressed by ?FORMULA. Note that there is no implication that what is desired by the agent is not already true. Note too that desires is distinguished from wants only in that the former is a PropositionalAttitude, while wants is an ObjectAttitude.
 disapproves(disapproves ?AGENT ?FORMULA) means that ?AGENT has a feeling of antipathy to the state of affairs represented by ?FORMULA, i.e. ?AGENT believes that the realization of ?FORMULA will thwart one of his/her goals. Note that there is no implication that what is disapproved of by an agent is not already true.
 dislikes(dislikes ?AGENT ?OBJECT) means that ?AGENT has a feeling of antipathy to ?OBJECT, i.e. ?AGENT believes that ?OBJECT will thwart one of his/her goals. Note that there is no implication that what is hated by an agent is not already possessed by the agent.
 enemyMarks two Agents that are enemies of each other
 enjoys(enjoys ?AGENT ?PROCESS) means that the CognitiveAgent ?AGENT tends to enjoy actions of type ?PROCESS, i.e. tends to enjoy being the agent or experiencer of such actions.
 knowsThe epistemic predicate of knowing. (knows ?AGENT ?FORMULA) means that ?AGENT knows the proposition expressed by ?FORMULA. Note that knows entails conscious awareness, so this Predicate cannot be used to express tacit or subconscious or unconscious knowledge.
 needs(needs ?AGENT ?OBJECT) means that ?OBJECT is physically required for the continued existence of ?AGENT.
 wants(wants ?AGENT ?OBJECT) means that ?OBJECT is desired by ?AGENT, i.e. ?AGENT believes that ?OBJECT will satisfy one of its goals. Note that there is no implication that what is wanted by an agent is not already possessed by the agent.
InstancesabstractProperties or qualities as distinguished from any particular embodiment of the properties/qualities in a physical medium. Instances of Abstract can be said to exist in the same sense as mathematical objects such as sets and relations, but they cannot exist at a particular place and time without some physical encoding or embodiment.
 binary predicateA Predicate relating two items - its valence is two.
 binary relationBinaryRelations are relations that are true only of pairs of things. BinaryRelations are represented as slots in frame systems.
 entityThe universal class of individuals. This is the root node of the ontology.
 inheritable relationThe class of Relations whose properties can be inherited downward in the class hierarchy via the subrelation Predicate.
 intentional relationThe Class of Relations between an Agent and one or more Entities, where the Relation requires that the Agent have awareness of the Entity.
 predicateA Predicate is a sentence-forming Relation. Each tuple in the Relation is a finite, ordered sequence of objects. The fact that a particular tuple is an element of a Predicate is denoted by '(*predicate* arg_1 arg_2 .. arg_n)', where the arg_i are the objects so related. In the case of BinaryPredicates, the fact can be read as `arg_1 is *predicate* arg_2' or `a *predicate* of arg_1 is arg_2'.
 relationThe Class of relations. There are two kinds of Relation: Predicate and Function. Predicates and Functions both denote sets of ordered n-tuples. The difference between these two Classes is that Predicates cover formula-forming operators, while Functions cover term-forming operators.
Belongs to Class entity


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