The Project will be conducted by a work group including sociologists, philosophers, anthropologists, linguists, psychologists, informatics, and engineers. Its goal is to orient the various' Centers Research towards a problem area: Categorization and Management of large Knowledge Corpora which constitute external Memories. The Group has deliberately focused its efforts on Industrial World Application, e.g. the management of procedures in Aeronautics. Through the analysis and comprehension of the problems related to this type of Corpora, the Group will attempt to extract hard core "real world" problems. These problems are studied in a cooperative way by the various partners, helped by appropriate techniques and tools at hand.
Concluded in July 1998.
Participating entities: CENTRIA - UNL, SEMOTÉC Group (Group on Semantics, Montpellier, Toulouse and Compiègne), Assistance Publique - Hospitaux de Paris, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), EURISCO.
Principal researcher: José Rodrigues dos Santos.
Main areas of intervention have been identified. Final Report has been presented in July 98, as planned. Results were publicly presented in Paris, in 1998.