Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.


Object-oriented language for an inference system with a Lisp-like appearance, but based on set theory.

["Ontic: A Knowledge Representation System for Mathematics", D.A. McAllester, MIT Press 1989].


References in periodicals archive ?
This is Ontics maiden license with Esterline and the 12th product range introduced to the Ontic Cheltenham facility since 2012.
At Ontic, "expand[ing] and enhanc[ing] individual abilities and effectiveness" means challenging leaders and leaders-in-training to step up and own their interpersonal and relational realities both at home and at work.
Although the ontological concerns the deep structure of being itself, the ontic concerns actual beings in the world.
Different epistemic states can describe the same ontic state.
It is already there in language, ontologically; but it cannot be thought or expressed in words in the ontic domain.
Ontic provides FAA, CAAS, CAAC, TCCA, DCA, EASA Part 21 and 145 OEM support, including new and serviceable spares and repairs for over 4,500 maturing aircraft parts.
Ontic is an audiovisual study of the relationship between nature and structure, and how the preservation of the environment extends further than the physical medium.
Ontic, a BBA Aviation company, is a leading global provider of original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-pedigree parts and MRO services for legacy aerospace platforms.
We use the concept of recursive chains of operations that are completely ontic.
In the ontic sense loneliness stems from the awareness of one's own existence being torn out from the entirety of existence.
In Being and Time, Heidegger leaves his description of the they general; this is necessary because Heidegger's interest in Being and Time is a fundamental ontology that applies to all worlds and not a single, ontic world.
For him, they are invariable for every human being and what changes is the ontic mode, content, or manifestation of the structure.