conceptualisation

World English Dictionary
conceptualize or conceptualise (kənˈsɛptjʊəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
to form (a concept or concepts) out of observations, experience, data, etc
 
conceptualise or conceptualise
 
vb
 
conceptuali'zation or conceptualise
 
n
 
conceptuali'sation or conceptualise
 
n

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conceptualisation
British spelling of conceptualization; see conceptualize; for suffix, see -ize.
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conceptualisation definition

artificial intelligence
The collection of objects, concepts and other entities that are assumed to exist in some area of interest and the relationships that hold among them. A conceptualisation is an abstract, simplified view of the world that we wish to represent. For example, we may conceptualise a family as the set of names, sexes and the relationships of the family members. Choosing a conceptualisation is the first stage of knowledge representation.
Every knowledge base, knowledge-based system, or knowledge-level agent is committed to some conceptualisation, explicitly or implicitly.
(1994-10-19)
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