Structures and Procedures of Implicit Knowledge

Structures and Procedures of Implicit Knowledge

by ABC-CLIO

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780893913625
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/1985
Series: Advances in Discourse Processes Series , #17
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

Specific Goals of This Book

The Use of Question Answering Protocols and Verbal Protocols

Some Theoretical and Practical Biases

Inferences and Inference Engines

Generic Knowledge Structures

Conceptual Graph Structures

Procedures

Comprehension of Narrative Passages

Passage Recall, Passage Summarization, and Question Answering

Summary of Remaining Chapters

A SYSTEM FOR REPRESENTING KNOWLEDGE STRUCTURES

A Brief Overview of the Representational System

Goals of the Proposed Representational System

Statement Nodes

Reference

Statement Node Categories

Arc Categories and Composition Rules

Articulation of Information in Conceptual Graph Structures

Final Comments

AN ANALYSIS OF 51 GENERIC KNOWLEDGE STRUCTURES

Methods of Analyzing the Content and Structure of Generic Knowledge Structures

Descriptive Statistics on 51 Generic Knowledge Structures

Summary of Analyses of the Five GKS Families

Some Observations about the Conceptual Graph Structures of the GKSs

Relationships Among Structural Centrality, Generation Likelihood, and the Four Rated Dimensions

Some Comments about our Methods of Analyzing Generic Knowledge Structures

AN ANALYSIS OF TAXONOMIC, IMPLICATIONAL, GOAL-ORIENTED AND CAUSE-ORIENTED SUBSTRUCTURES

Taxonomic Substructures

Some Determinants of What Information Tends to Be Articulated in Free Generation Tasks

Implicational Substructures

Goal-Oriented Substructures

Cause-Oriented Substructures

Summary of What Information Tends to Be Directly Stored in a GKS

Summary of What Information Tends to Be Articulated in a Free Generation Task

CONSTRUCTING STRUCTURES DURING NARRATIVE PROSE COMPREHENSION

A Model of Narrative Prose Comprehension

A Question Answering Method of Exploring Passage Comprehension

Some Results That Address the Assumptions of the Model of Comprehension

Comprehension Difficulty

RECALL, SUMMARIZATION, AND QUESTION ANSWERING

Recall and Summarization

Question Answering

Final Comments

References

Author Index

Subject Index

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