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Commonsense Reasoning by Erik T. Mueller

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CHAPTER 14

Applications

The availability of techniques for commonsense reasoning presents an enormous opportunity in that there are many areas that have only begun to be explored that can benefit from the use of commonsense reasoning. Commonsense reasoning provides two important benefits to computer applications:

image Commonsense reasoning can be used to give applications a greater degree of understanding about the human world. Users can be freed from having to state everything explicitly because commonsense reasoning can be used to infer what is obvious to a person.

 Commonsense reasoning can be used to give computer programs more flexibility. An ...

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