- Quillian came up with Semantic Nets in 1969 as a way of describing
human knowledge representation.
- One of the key properties of Semantic Nets is inheritence,
which is also used in object oriented programming.
- Concepts are represented by nodes in a graph, and
arcs are relationships.
- This is powerful mechanism for representing complex
- It's also a useful way of thinking about how people think.
- Finally, it's used in work on ontology.