What do we do with them?

Make knowledge bases: collections of descriptions of individuals. Descriptions assert that individuals are instances of classes and have particular values on particular properties.


Better services through reasoning

Ask for "woodwind", get "clarinet", "кларнет", ....

Ask for "at least 50", get "95".

Ask for "cancer", get "carcinoma", "Krebs", ....

Ask for "increased judicial restraint", get "reduced judicial activism".

Ask "What are the effects of global warming?", get "Global warming leads to coastal immersion".