The causation relation between instances of Process.
(causes process1 process2) means that the instance of Process process1
brings about the instance of Process process2, e.g. (causes Killing Death).
SUMO / BASE-ONTOLOGY
principal host fn
before or equal
equivalence relation on
expressed in language
greater than or equal to
in scope of interest
less than or equal to
partial ordering on
related internal concept
subsumes content class
subsumes content instance
successor attribute closure
total ordering on
Related WordNet synsets
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- causing, causation
- the act of causing something to happen
- with the help of or owing to; "thanks to hard work it was a great success"
- events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something; "they are trying to determine the cause of the crash"
- the relation between causes and effects
- producing an effect; "poverty as a causative factor in crime"
- involving or constituting a cause; causing; "a causal relationship between scarcity and higher prices"
- that is caused by; "if...such a change is produced by...insulin comas or electroshocks"; "the emotional states produced by this drug"
- in a causal fashion; "causally efficacious powers"
causes is internally related to causes subclass.
(relatedInternalConcept causes causesSubclass)
If proc1 is an instance of process, then there exists proc2 so that proc2 causes proc1.
(instance ?PROC1 Process)
(causes ?PROC2 ?PROC1)))
- if causes subclass(proc1,proc2) holds,
- then for all inst2 holds: if inst2 is an instance of proc2, then there exists proc1 inst1 so that inst1 causes inst2.
(causesSubclass ?PROC1 ?PROC2)
(instance ?INST2 ?PROC2)
(instance ?INST1 ?PROC1)
(causes ?INST1 ?INST2))))))
If proc is an instance of diagnostic process and proc is an agent of agent, then there exists cause so that proc has &n purpose "agent knows "cause causes proc"" for agent.
(instance ?PROC DiagnosticProcess)
(agent ?PROC ?AGENT))
(causes ?CAUSE ?PROC))