knowledge of facts

  • 1 knowledge of facts — index information (knowledge) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Knowledge — • Knowledge, being a primitive fact of consciousness, cannot, strictly speaking, be defined; but the direct and spontaneous consciousness of knowing may be made clearer by pointing out its essential and distinctive characteristics Catholic… …

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  • 3 knowledge — knowledge, science, learning, erudition, scholarship, information, lore are comparable when they mean what is known or can be known, usually by an individual but sometimes by human beings in general. Knowledge applies not only to a body of facts… …

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  • 4 Knowledge acquisition — is the transformation of knowledge from the forms in which it exists into forms that can be used in a knowledge based system (KBS). Knowledge TypesSeveral different types of knowledge must be “acquired” by knowledge based systems, particularly… …

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  • 5 Knowledge management — (KM) comprises a range of strategies and practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute, and enable adoption of insights and experiences. Such insights and experiences comprise knowledge, either embodied in… …

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  • 6 knowledge — [näl′ij] n. [ME knoweleche, acknowledgment, confession < Late OE cnawlæc < cnawan (see KNOW) + læc < lācan, to play, give, move about] 1. the act, fact, or state of knowing; specif., a) acquaintance or familiarity (with a fact, place,… …

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  • 7 Knowledge representation — is an area in artificial intelligence that is concerned with how to formally think , that is, how to use a symbol system to represent a domain of discourse that which can be talked about, along with functions that may or may not be within the… …

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  • 8 Knowledge transfer — in the fields of organizational development and organizational learning is the practical problem of transferring knowledge from one part of the organization to another (or all other) parts of the organization. Like Knowledge Management, Knowledge …

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  • 9 Knowledge — is defined (Oxford English Dictionary) variously as (i) expertise, and skills acquired by a person through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject, (ii) what is known in a particular field or in total;… …

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  • 10 Knowledge modeling — is a process of creating a computer interpretable model of knowledge or standard specifications about a kind of process and/or about a kind of facility or product. The resulting knowledge model can only be computer interpretable when it is… …

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  • 11 knowledge — know·ledge n 1 a: awareness or understanding esp. of an act, a fact, or the truth: actual knowledge (1) in this entry b: awareness that a fact or circumstance probably exists; broadly: constructive knowledge in this entry see also …

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  • 12 knowledge — knowl‧edge [ˈnɒlɪdʒ ǁ ˈnɑː ] noun [uncountable] facts, skills and understanding gained through learning or experience: • Given its market knowledge, Price Waterhouse was able to provide a useful insight into each supplier. knowledge of • Auditors …

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  • 13 Knowledge level modeling — is the process of theorizing over observations about a world and, to some extent, explaining the behavior of an agent as it interacts with its environment.Crucial to the understanding of knowledge level modeling are Allen Newell s notions of the… …

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  • 14 Facts in Five — Facts in Five: The Game of Knowledge is a trivia game for up to five players published in 1967 by the 3M Company as part of its bookshelf game series. Rights to the game were acquired in 1976 by Avalon Hill, which published it until 1998, when… …

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  • 15 knowledge — (n.) early 12c., cnawlece acknowledgment of a superior, honor, worship; for first element see KNOW (Cf. know). Second element obscure, perhaps from Scandinavian and cognate with the lock action, process, found in WEDLOCK (Cf. wedlock). Meaning… …

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  • 16 knowledge — [n] person’s understanding; information ability, accomplishments, acquaintance, apprehension, attainments, awareness, cognition, comprehension, consciousness, dirt*, discernment, doctrine, dogma, dope*, education, enlightenment, erudition,… …

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  • 17 knowledge — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Cognizance Nouns 1. knowledge, cognizance, cognition, acquaintance, ken, privity, familiarity, comprehension, apprehension, recognition, appreciation; intuition, conscience, consciousness, awareness,… …

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  • 18 knowledge — noun 1) his knowledge of history technical knowledge Syn: understanding, comprehension, grasp, command, mastery; expertise, skill, proficiency, expertness, accomplishment, adeptness, capacity, capability; informal know how …

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  • 19 knowledge */*/*/ — UK [ˈnɒlɪdʒ] / US [ˈnɑlɪdʒ] noun Get it right: knowledge: Knowledge is an uncountable noun, so it is never used in the plural: Wrong: Students don t understand how to use these knowledges in real life. Right: Students don t understand how to use… …

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  • 20 knowledge — noun (U) 1 the facts, skills, and understanding that you have gained through learning or experience: You need specialist knowledge to do this job. (+ of): His knowledge of ancient civilizations is unrivalled. (+ about): We now have greater… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English