Relationpm#after(pm#time_measure,pm#time_measure) inverse: pm#before supertype: pm#relation_from_time_to_time (pm#time_measure,pm#time_measure) supertype: pm#relation_to_time (*,pm#time_measure) supertype: pm#relation_from/to_thing_of_common_kind (*)this type permits to categorize relations according to their signatures and hence offers (i) a concise way to set essential exclusion relations, and (ii) a systematic and easy-to-follow categorizationsupertype: pm#relation__related_thing__relatedthing___related_with (*)type for any relation (unary, binary, ..., *-ary) and instance of pm#relation_typesupertype: pm#temporal_relation (?,?) supertype: pm#relation_playing_a_special_role (*)this type permits to categorize relations according to their roles ; this is a traditional but quite subjective way of categorizing relationssupertype: pm#relation__related_thing__relatedthing___related_with (*)type for any relation (unary, binary, ..., *-ary) and instance of pm#relation_typesupertype: pm#when_relation (?,?) supertype: pm#wh-/how_relation (*)this type permits to categorize relations according to the usual who/what/why/where/when/how questions ; this is a traditional but very subjective and ineffective way of categorizing relationssupertype: pm#relation__related_thing__relatedthing___related_with (*)type for any relation (unary, binary, ..., *-ary) and instance of pm#relation_typesupertype: pm#when_relation (?,?) supertype: pm#total_ordering_relation (?,?)this category only serves structuration purposes: it is instance of pm#total_ordering_relation_type which is not instance of pm#class_of_inheritable_relation_typesupertype: pm#partial_ordering_relation (?,?)this category only serves structuration purposes: it is instance of pm#partial_ordering_relation_type which is not instance of pm#class_of_inheritable_relation_typesupertype: pm#reflexive_relation__reflexiverelation (?,?)this category only serves structuration purposes: it is instance of pm#reflexive_relation_type which is not instance of pm#class_of_inheritable_relation_typesupertype: pm#binary_relation_with_particular_mathematical_property (?,?) supertype: pm#relation_with_particular_mathematical_property (*) supertype: pm#relation_with_particular_property (*)this rather fuzzy type permits to group categorization schemes less common than those covered by the previous sibling categoriessupertype: pm#relation__related_thing__relatedthing___related_with (*)type for any relation (unary, binary, ..., *-ary) and instance of pm#relation_typesupertype: pm#antisymmetric_relation__antisymmetricrelation (?,?)this category only serves structuration purposes: it is instance of pm#antisymmetric_relation_type which is not instance of pm#class_of_inheritable_relation_typesupertype: pm#binary_relation_with_particular_mathematical_property (?,?) supertype: pm#transitive_relation (?,?)this category only serves structuration purposes: it is instance of pm#transitive_relation_type which is not instance of pm#class_of_inheritable_relation_typesupertype: pm#binary_relation_with_particular_mathematical_property (?,?) supertype: nsm#after (?,?) supertype: pm#binary_relation (?,?)in WebKB, most relation types are binary and some have a variable number of arguments (as in KIF), hence this type is currently only specialized by types that I do not want to see as direct subtypes of pm#relationsupertype: pm#relation_with_particular_property (*)this rather fuzzy type permits to group categorization schemes less common than those covered by the previous sibling categories