Welcome to Lpkb!
Launched in February 1999 this project works to bring "common-sense" to
computers. No small task! It is often easier to explain things which
have formal definitions than the myriad exceptions and rules we take for
granted in our everyday lives. The guiding 'philosophy' for the
project is that 'robustness' is best served by using parallel
representations or 'panalogies' rather than some elusive "best way"
which seeks to cover all cases uniformly. AI has become a "hard sell"
of late and lpkb is more in the spirit of exploration and art than
"high performance" engineering; not that the project does not
contain some "powerful ideas."
A history of