Iconic reasoning architecture for analysis and decision making

  • Boris Kovalerchuk

This chapter describes an iconic reasoning architecture for analysis and decision- making along with a storytelling iconic reasoning approach. The approach includes providing visuals for task identification, evidences, reasoning rules, links of evidences with pre-hypotheses, evaluation of hypotheses. The iconic storytelling approach is consistent hierarchical reasoning that includes a variety of rules such as visual search-reasoning rules that are tools for finding confirming links. The chapter also provides a review of related work on iconic systems. The review discusses concepts and terminology, controversy in iconic language design, links between iconic reasoning and iconic languages and requirements for an efficient iconic system.

Key words: iconic reasoning architecture, analysis and decision-making, storytelling iconic approach, iconic language.


Free Speech Reasoning Rule Color Plate Reasoning Step Iconic Representation 
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© Springer 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Boris Kovalerchuk
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  1. 1.Central Washington UniversityEllensburgUSA

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