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Cluster Objects for Mass Editing

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037823D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-30

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Crehan, DT [+details]

Abstract

This article discloses the use of cluster objects to organize knowledge objects (KOs) (e.g., rules, sources, etc.) in a knowledge base (KB) in a hierarchical structure. Cluster objects also allow mass editing by allowing an attribute of an object to be specified once at a cluster level and have that attribute inherited by the individual compilable objects (usually leaves) that will be passed to the compiler.