• Munindar P. Singh
Part of the Applied Logic Series book series (APLS, volume 14)


The study of knowledge is crucial to the science of rational agency. This fact is well-recognized in artificial intelligence (AI) and related fields. However, most often the form of knowledge that is studied and formalized is the knowledge of (putative) facts. We refer to this form of knowledge as know-that. Know-that has proved an extremely successful concept in AI, being the basis of a large number of AI systems, which are therefore termed knowledge-based.


Modal Logic Basic Action Formal Language Modal Approach Atomic Proposition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Munindar P. Singh
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  1. 1.North Carolina State UniversityUSA

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