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Declarative Knowledge

Declarative knowledge is factual knowledge. For example knowing that "A cathode ray tube is used to project a picture in most televisions" is declarative knowledge. Propositional knowledge or declarative knowledge is knowledge or the possession of information that is either true or false.

Declarative knowledge is assertion-oriented. It describes objects and events by specifying the properties which characterize them; it does not pay attention to the actions needed to obtain a result, but only on its properties.

Related Terms: Knowledge, Procedural Knowledge, Meta-Knowledge

from Turban, E., and J. Aronson. (1988) Decision Support Systems and Intelligent Systems. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, Inc.

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