Flora-2

Flora-2 and Acupuncture

Written by on November 21, 2018 in Acupuncture, Flora-2, Knowledge Representation, Programming with 0 Comments
Flora-2 and Acupuncture

In my previous post I gave examples of modeling homeopathy remedies using Flora-2. Today I want to show an example from a completely different domain namely, Acupuncture. Acupuncture is an ancient system of Chinese medicine and is practised in many countries. It is based on the principle that our body has several meridians, which are pathways for […]

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Simulating Possible Worlds in Flora-2

Written by on November 12, 2018 in Flora-2, Knowledge Representation, Programming with 0 Comments
Simulating Possible Worlds in Flora-2

The idea of encountering different worlds with varying truths is an interesting one. It has deep connections to philosophy and logic. For a nice discussion, see this article. Today, we are going to take advantage of Flora-2‘s module system to simulate possible worlds. Flora-2 allows us to dynamically associate any knowledge base (KB) with any […]

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Modeling Homeopathic Remedy Keynotes in Flora-2

Modeling Homeopathic Remedy Keynotes in Flora-2

In my last post, I got started with Flora-2 and showed how we can model homeopathic remedies from a therapeutics perspective. Although such a limited view of remedies can be helpful in treating acute ailments, for treating chronic diseases, a comprehensive understanding of the various remedies from the perspective of keynotes, kingdom classification and miasms […]

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Flora-2: An Expressive Knowledge Representation System

Written by on October 28, 2018 in Flora-2, Homeopathy, Knowledge Representation, Programming with 0 Comments
Flora-2: An Expressive Knowledge Representation System

I am always on the lookout for a good Knowledge Representation (KR) system that facilitates modeling and reasoning about real-world knowledge. I have experience with KnowledgeWorks available in LispWorks since I have used it in a few projects. I have also taken a cursory look at PowerLoom and Racer. Last week, I came across Flora-2 and its commercial counterpart ErgoAI from […]

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