Machine Accessible Communications for the Office Environment
A significant number of communications within an organization are routine but essential for conducting business. We propose a means by which such routine activities may be transferred to an intelligent communications system. This paper presents a rich and theoretically founded language, that provides the user with great expressibility in stating his message, and the design of a system to support the language. The precise structure and definition of the language makes the content of the messages accessible to processing by computers and facilitates inferencing. We have also included an overview of a language-based system’s implementation and functionality for the domain of office communications.
KeywordsOrder Logic Propositional Attitude Electronic Mail Message Type Semantic Rule
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