Supporting Browsing of Large Knowledge Bases

  • T. Patrick Martin
  • Hing-Kai Hung
  • Chris Walmsley
Conference paper


This paper examines the problem of browsing in knowledgebased systems. Current systems provide inadequate support for browsing large knowledge bases. Three areas where this support must be enhanced are the user interface, the facilities for querying the knowledge base and the facilities for exploring the knowledge base. Techniques to provide this enhanced support are described. A prototype system for browsing large framebased knowledge bases is presented.1


Knowledge Base Buffer Area Query Graph Free List Disk Block 


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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Patrick Martin
    • 1
  • Hing-Kai Hung
    • 1
  • Chris Walmsley
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computing and Information ScienceQueen’s UniversityKingstonCanada

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