F.23 KR Ontology – Knowledge Representation Ontology
The KR Ontology is defined in the book Knowledge Representation by John F. Sowa. Its categories have been derived from a synthesis of various sources, but the two major influences are the semiotics of Charles Sanders Peirce and the categories of existence of Alfred North Whitehead. The primitive categories are: Independent, Relative, or Mediating; Physical or Abstract; Continuant or Occurrent.
F.23.3 Key characteristics
KR is a heavyweight foundational ontology influenced by Charles Peirce.
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