Some schemas

This document represents some info generally associated to instances of some categories. The FCG notation is used. These "schemas" have been loaded into the WebKB-2 knowledge base. Statements are in the courier font. They are enclosed within the XHTML marks <KR> and </KR> to permit WebKB-2 to distinguish them from regular text.


Table of contents

  1. General categories not listed in other sections
  2. States, processes and events
  3. Descriptions, languages, documents, software, ...
  4. Spatial entities except physical entities
  5. Physical entities except living entities
  6. Living entities except persons
  7. Persons
  8. Virtual persons, groups, firms, ...
  9. Other kinds of collections



1.  General categories not listed in other sections

[any pm#thing, may have for pm#url: a pm#URL
](pm);

[any pm#collection (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  may have for pm#member: a pm#thing,
  may have for pm#relation_from_collection (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing,
  may have for pm#creator (^$(explore)$^): a #person,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL
](pm);

[any pm#time_measure, //(^$(no inheritance)$^),
  may be pm#time of: a pm#situation, may be pm#duration of: a pm#situation,
  may have for pm#inferior_to: a pm#time_measure,
  may be pm#inferior_to of: a pm#time_measure,
  may have for pm#inferior_or_equal_to: a pm#time_measure,
  may be pm#inferior_or_equal_to of: a pm#time_measure
](pm);

[any #creation_result (^$(no inheritance)$^), //#product is a subtype
  pm#result of: some #creation,
  may have for pm#identifier: a pm#serial_number,
  #monetary_value: a #monetary_value,
  may be object of: a pm#commercial_transaction (^$(explore 1)$^),
  may be pm#doer/object/result/place of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#process
](pm);

[any pm#causal_entity (^$(no inheritance)$^)](pm); //just to block inheritance

[any pm#attribute_or_quality_or_measure (^$(no inheritance)$^)
  //may be pm#attribute of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing
  //the above default would not be very relevant, instead
  //if this schema is inherited by a category 
  //  if this category (say #color) is not a value
  //    "may be #color of: a pm#thing" is automatically generated
  //  else if this category (say #red) is a value, its supertype (#color)
  //    is used to generate: "may be #color of: a pm#thing"
](pm);


2.  States, processes and events

[any pm#situation (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  may have for pm#relation_from_situation_to_time (^$(explore)$^): a pm#time_measure,
  may have for pm#relation_from_situation_to_situation (^$(explore)$^): a pm#situation,
  may have for pm#doer/object/result/place (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing,
  may have for pm#experiencer: a #person,
  may have for pm#recipient: a #person,
  may have for pm#relation_from_situation (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL
](pm);

[any #transaction (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#object: a pm#thing, pm#place: a #region,
  pm#seller: a menu#person_or_organization (^$(explore 1)$^),
  pm#customer: a menu#person_or_organization (^$(explore 1)$^),
  #asking_price: an #asking_price, #purchase_price: a #purchase_price,
  may have for pm#relation_from_situation_to_time (^$(explore)$^): a pm#time_measure,
  may have for pm#doer/object/result/place (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing,
  may have for pm#relation_from_situation (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing
](pm);

[any #insurance,
  pm#consequence of: a pm#insurance,
  pm#result: an #insurance_policy
](pm);
[any pm#insurance,
  pm#result: an #insurance_policy
](pm);

[any #birth (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  place: an #address,  date: a pm#time_measure,
  may have for pm#relation_from_situation (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing
](pm);

[any #human_motion (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#from_place: a pm#spatial_object,  pm#to_place: a pm#spatial_object,
  pm#departure_time: a pm#time_measure,
  pm#arrival_time: a pm#time_measure,
  #day_of_the_week: a #day_of_the_week,
  may have for pm#agent: a #person, may have for pm#instrument: a #vehicle,
  may have for pm#experiencer: several #passenger,
  may have for pm#purpose: a pm#situation,
  may have for pm#relation_from_situation (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing
](pm);

[any #flight (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#from_place: a pm#spatial_object,  pm#to_place: a pm#spatial_object,
  #day_of_the_week: a #day_of_the_week, pm#via_place: a pm#spatial_object,
  pm#departure_time: a pm#time_measure,
  pm#arrival_time: a pm#time_measure,
  may have for pm#relation_from_situation (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing,
  pm#agent: an #airplane_pilot,
  may have for pm#experiencer: several #passenger
](pm);

[any #conference (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#topic: a #thing,  pm#place: an #address, 
  pm#from_time: a pm#time_measure,
  pm#until_time: a pm#time_measure,
  may have for pm#object: a pm#conference_proceedings,
  pm#title: a pm#string, 
  pm#organizer: a #person, pm#participant: a #person,
  may have for pm#relation_from_situation (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL
](pm);

[any #work.energy, may have for pm#energy_measure: several #work_unit](pm);
[any #electromagnetism,  may have for pm#energy_measure: several #electromagnetic_unit](pm);
[any #radiation, may have for pm#radiation_measure: several #radioactivity_unit](pm);
[any #absorption, may have for pm#absorption_measure: several #absorption_unit](pm);
[any #explosion, may have for pm#explosion_measure: several #explosive_unit](pm);


3.  Descriptions, languages, documents, software, ...

[any pm#description (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#descr of: a pm#thing,
  pm#descr_container: a pm#description_container,
    may have for pm#url: a pm#URL, //pm#home_page: a pm#document_element,
  pm#description_instrument: a pm#description_medium, //symbols or a language
    may have for pm#language: a pm#description_medium,
    may have for pm#format: a #data_format,
  pm#author: 1 pm#causal_entity,//unique author
  pm#authoring_date: a pm#time_measure,
  may have for pm#proof: a pm#description,
  may have for pm#example: a pm#description,
  may have for dc#Contributor: a pm#entity,
  may have for dc#Source: a pm#entity,
//may have for dc#Publisher: a pm#entity, may have for dc#Rights: a pm#entity
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL,
  may have for pm#relation_from_description (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing
](pm);

[any pm#description_container (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#physical_support: a pm#physical_entity,
  pm#descr_container of: a pm#description,
  pm#result of: a #writing,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL,
  may have for pm#relation_from_description_content/medium/container (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing
](pm);

[any pm#description_medium (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#description_instrument of: a pm#description,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL,
  may have for pm#relation_from_description_content/medium/container (^$(explore)$^): a pm#thing
](pm);

[any #file,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL,
  pm#result of: a #writing,
  pm#authoring_date: a time_measure,
  may have for pm#creator: a #person,
  may have for dc#Creator: a pm#string,
  may have for #size: a #computer_memory_unit,
  may have for pm#format: a #data_format,
  may have for pm#title: a pm#string,
  may have for dc#Coverage: a pm#thing,
  pm#descr of: a pm#situation
](pm);

[any #written_material (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  may have for dc#Coverage: a pm#thing,
  may have for pm#title: a pm#string,
  may be pm#object of: a #publishing,
  pm#result of: a #writing,
  pm#authoring_date: a time_measure,
  may have for pm#author: a #person,
  may have for dc#Creator: a pm#string,
  may be pm#part of: a #book,
  pm#descr of: a pm#situation,
  may have for dc#Source: a pm#document_element,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL
](pm);

//the following three types are subtype of #info (I added #article)
//#book is a subtype of #publication

[any #publication (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  may have for dc#Coverage: a pm#thing,
  may have for pm#title: a pm#string,
  pm#object of: a #publishing,
  pm#result of: a #writing,
  pm#authoring_date: a time_measure,
  may have for pm#author: several #person,
  may have for dc#Creator: a pm#string,
  may have for pm#editor: an #editor,
  pm#descr of: a pm#situation,
  may have for dc#Source: a pm#document_element,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL
](pm);

[any #report (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  may have for dc#Coverage: a pm#thing,
  may have for pm#title: a pm#string,
  pm#object of: a #publishing,
  pm#result of: a #writing,
  pm#authoring_date: a time_measure,
  may have for pm#author: several #person,
  may have for dc#Creator: a pm#string,
  pm#descr of: a pm#situation,
  may have for dc#Source: a pm#document_element,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL
](pm);

[any #article (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  may have for dc#Coverage: a pm#thing,
  may have for pm#title: a pm#string,
  may be pm#object of: a #publishing,
  pm#result of: a #writing,
  pm#authoring_date: a time_measure,
  may have for pm#author: several #person,
  may have for dc#Creator: a pm#string,
  may be pm#part of: a #book,
  may be pm#in_proceedings of: a #conference,
  pm#descr of: a pm#situation,
  may have for dc#Source: a pm#document_element,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL
](pm);


4.  Spatial entities except physical entities

[any pm#spatial_object (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  menu#spatial_characteristic (^$(explore 1)$^): a pm#spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure,
  pm#relation_to_another_spatial_object (^$(explore 2)$^): a pm#spatial_object,
  may have for pm#owner: a menu#person_or_organization (^$(explore 1)$^),
  #monetary_value: a #monetary_value,
  may be object of: a pm#commercial_transaction (^$(explore 1)$^),
  place of: a pm#situation
](pm);

[any #country (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  #capital_city: a #capital_city,  #surface_area: a #surface_area,
  place of: an #inhabitation,      place of: a #birth,
  place of: a pm#situation,        #monetary_unit: a #monetary_unit
](pm);

[any #address (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  may have for pm#street_name: a pm#string,
  may have for pm#street_No: a pm#street_No,
  may have for pm#housing_name: a pm#string,
  may have for pm#building_name: a pm#string,
  may have for pm#floor_No: a pm#floor_No,
  may have for pm#unit_No: a pm#unit_No,
  may have for pm#GPO/PMB_Box_No: a pm#GPO/PMB_Box_No,
  may have for pm#additional_address_details: a pm#string,
  may have for #district: a #district,
  may have for #region: a #region,
  may have for pm#region_PO_Box_No: a pm#region_PO_Box_No,
  may have for #country: a #country (^$(explore)$^)
](pm);


5.  Physical entities except living entities

[any pm#physical_entity (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#physical_part: a pm#physical_entity,  pm#matter: a #substance,
  pm#physical_part of: a pm#physical_entity, pm#location: a pm#spatial_object,
  menu#spatial_characteristic (^$(explore 1)$^): a pm#spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure,
  menu#physical_characteristic (^$(explore 2)$^): a pm#physical/spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure,
  may have for pm#owner: a menu#person_or_organization (^$(explore 1)$^),
  #monetary_value: a #monetary_value,
  may be pm#object of: a pm#commercial_transaction (^$(explore 1)$^),
  may be pm#doer/object/result/place of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#situation
](pm);

[any #artifact (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#physical_part: a pm#physical_entity,  pm#matter: a #substance,
  pm#physical_part of: a pm#physical_entity, pm#location: a pm#spatial_object,
  menu#spatial_characteristic (^$(explore 1)$^): a pm#spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure,
  menu#physical_characteristic (^$(explore 2)$^): a pm#physical/spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure,
  may have for pm#owner: a menu#person_or_organization (^$(explore 1)$^),
  #monetary_value: a #monetary_value,
  may be pm#object of: a pm#commercial_transaction (^$(explore 1)$^),
  may be pm#doer/object/result/place of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#process
](pm);

[any #substance (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#matter of: a pm#physical_entity, pm#matter: a #substance,
  pm#physical_part of: a pm#physical_entity,
  pm#physical_part: a pm#physical_entity, 
  menu#physical_characteristic (^$(explore 2)$^): a pm#physical/spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure,
  #monetary_value: a #monetary_value,
  may be pm#object of: a pm#commercial_transaction (^$(explore 1)$^),
  may be pm#object/result of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#process
](pm);

[any #housing (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  #address: an #address,  may have for pm#phone_No: a pm#string,
  may have for pm#fax_No: a pm#string,
  may have for pm#owner: a menu#person_or_organization (^$(explore 1)$^),
  may have for pm#facility: a #facility (^$(explore 2)$^),
  may have for pm#part: a #room,
  may be pm#object of: a pm#commercial_transaction (^$(explore 1)$^),
  #monetary_value: a #monetary_value,
  may be pm#doer/object/result/place of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#situation
](pm);

[any pm#meal_shop (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  #address: an #address,  may have for pm#phone_No: a pm#string,
  pm#menu: some #food_or_beverage, may have for pm#cuisine_origin: a #region,
  may have for pm#facility: a #facility (^$(explore 2)$^),
  may have for pm#owner: a menu#person_or_organization (^$(explore 1)$^)
](pm);

//[any pm#restaurant, pm#star_rating: a pm#star_rating](pm);

[any #food_or_beverage (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#substance of: a #food_or_beverage, pm#substance: a #food_or_beverage,
  #monetary_value: a #monetary_value,  pm#spatial_origin: a #region,
  may be pm#object/result of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#process
](pm);


6.  Living entities except persons

[any #animal (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  #weight: 0.001 to 5000 kg,  #height: 0.001 to 5 #meter,  #width: 0.001 to 5 #meter,
  pm#physical_part: a #body_part,
  pm#experiencer of: a #birth,
  may have for pm#owner: a menu#person_or_organization (^$(explore 1)$^),
  may be pm#object of: a pm#commercial_transaction (^$(explore 1)$^),
  may be pm#experiencer of: a pm#situation,
  may be pm#recipient of: a pm#situation,
  may be pm#doer/object/result/place of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#situation
](pm);

[any #body_part (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#physical_part: a pm#physical_entity, pm#physical_part of: a pm#physical_entity,
  menu#spatial_characteristic (^$(explore 1)$^): a pm#spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure,
  menu#physical_characteristic (^$(explore 2)$^): a pm#physical/spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure,
  may be pm#doer/object/result/place of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#situation,
  may be pm#recipient of: a pm#situation
](pm);

[any #body_covering (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  pm#physical_part: a pm#physical_entity, pm#physical_part of: a pm#physical_entity,
  menu#spatial_characteristic (^$(explore 1)$^): a pm#spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure,
  menu#physical_characteristic (^$(explore 2)$^): a pm#physical/spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure,
  may be pm#doer/object/result/place of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#situation,
  may be pm#recipient of: a pm#situation
](pm);


7.  Persons

[any #person (^$(no inheritance)$ Civil status^),
  #first_name: a pm#string,  may have for pm#middle_name: a pm#string,
  may have for #surname: a pm#string,  may have for #maiden_name: a pm#string,
  may have for pm#previous_surname: a pm#string,
  may have for #alias: a pm#string,  may have for #pseudonym: a pm#string,
  pm#experiencer of: a #birth,  may be #citizen of: a #country (^$(explore)$^),
  may have for pm#identifier (^$(explore)$^): a pm#string,
  may have for pm#email_address: a pm#string,
  may have for pm#phone_No (^$(explore)$^): a pm#string,
  may have for pm#home_page: a pm#document_element,
  may have for pm#address (^$(explore)$^): an #address,
  pm#kind: pm#male_or_female_person (^$(explore 1)$^),
  pm#kind: pm#in_relationship_person (^$(explore 1)$^)
](pm);

[any #person (^$(no inheritance)$ Physical characteristics^),
  #height: a #height, #body_weight: a #body_weight,
  may have for pm#physical_part: a menu#common_human_body_part (^$(explore 1)$^)
](pm);

[any #person (^$(no inheritance)$ Possessions^),
  may be pm#agent of: a pm#commercial_transaction (^$(explore 1)$^),
  may be pm#owner of: a #housing, may be owner of: an #artifact,
  may be pm#owner of: an #animal
](pm);

[any #person (^$(no inheritance)$ Involvement in states and processes^),
  may be pm#experiencer of: a pm#situation,
  may be pm#recipient of: a pm#situation,
  may be pm#doer/object/result/place of (^$(explore)$^): a pm#situation
](pm);


8.  Virtual persons, groups, firms, ...

[any #research_staff (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  may have for #project: a #project,
  has for pm#member: several #person,
  may have for #publication: several #publication,
  may have for #report: several #report,
  may have for #software: several #software,
  may have for rdfs#see_also: several pm#entity,//PRESENTATIONS, LINKS, REFERENCES
  may have for pm#home_page: a pm#document_element
](pm);


9.  Other kinds of collections

[any pm#ontology (^$(no inheritance)$^),
  may have for pm#member: several pm#category_identifier,
  may have for pm#member: several pm#category_definition,
  pm#result of: a #creation,  may have for pm#creator: a #person,
  may have for pm#url: a pm#URL
](pm);



Philippe A. MARTIN