pm#thing__something___T__t___3D_or_4D_thing_or_anything_else  any category (type or individual) is instance of this type; any type is also a subtype of this type
  closed_exclusion:  owl#nothing
  instance of:  sumo#class
  equal:  pm#thing (pm)  pm#thing (pm)  pm#thing (pm)  pm#thing (pm)  pm#thing (pm)  pm#thing (pm)  pm#thing
  subtype:  pm#situation  something that "occurs" in a real/imaginary region of time and space
     subtype:  pm#process__proces  situation commonly considered as making a change during some period of time
        subtype:  pm#event  process considered instantaneous from some viewpoint; classification under this category is application-dependant
        subtype:  pm#problem_solving_process__problemsolvingproces  cognitive activity to solve a problem
           subtype:  pm#task  processes modelled in knowledge acquisition, e.g., a diagnostic
           subtype:  pm#problem_solving_method__problemsolvingmethod__PSM___method__method___technique__technique  PSMs can be seen as task descriptions used by tasks or as problem solving processes
        subtype:  pm#process_with_particular_feature
           subtype:  pm#iterative_process__iterativeproces
           subtype:  pm#never-ending_process
        subtype:  .
        subtype:  pm#process_playing_some_role
           subtype:  pm#dependancy_or_information_security_related_process
           subtype:  pm#ReSIST_process_in_a_System-Life-Cycle
           subtype:  pm#ReSIST_process_of_a_development_phase
           subtype:  pm#ReSIST_process_of_a_use_phase
        subtype:  .
     subtype:  pm#state  situation that is not a process
        subtype:  .
        subtype:  pm#state_playing_some_role
     subtype:  pm#situation_playing_some_role  e.g., a causal situation
        subtype:  pm#process_playing_some_role
        subtype:  .
     subtype:  ..
     subtype:  ..
     subtype:  .
     subtype:  pm#situation_categorized_in_an_ontology
     subtype:  .
  subtype:  pm#entity  something that can be "involved" in a situation
     subtype:  .  pm#spatial_object__spatialobject  object which as a direct spatial location, e.g., physical object, spatial region or shape
           subtype:  pm#space  point or extent in space
           subtype:  pm#2D_object
           subtype:  pm#3D_object
        subtype:  .
     subtype:  pm#non_spatial_object__nonspatialobject  abstraction or description content/medium/container (a description medium that has some spatial feature is both instance of sumo#object and pm#non_spatial_object
        subtype:  pm#description_content/medium/container__descriptioncontent/medium/container
           subtype:  pm#description  description (content/medium) of an entity or a situation
           subtype:  pm#description_container__descriptioncontainer  file, image, ... but not a disk or a piece of paper
        subtype:  pm#non_spatial_object_that_is_not_a_description_content/medium/container
           subtype:  pm#attribute_or_quality_or_measure  e.g., mass, mass unit, 1 kg, frequency, [2-3] hz, color, blue, speed, 1 m/s
           subtype:  pm#collection  something gathering separated things (entities/situations)
        subtype:  .  pm#psychological_entity__psychologicalentity  feature/product of mental activity, e.g., feeling
           subtype:  pm#type  second-order type or more
           subtype:  pm#set_or_class  like sumo#set_or_class but including rdfs#class too
           subtype:  pm#description_content__descriptioncontent__information  e.g., a narration, an hypothesis
        subtype:  pm#non_spatial_object_playing_some_role
           subtype:  pm#psychological_entity__psychologicalentity  feature/product of mental activity, e.g., feeling
     subtype:  pm#entity_playing_some_role  e.g., an agent, an owner
        subtype:  pm#owned_entity__ownedentity
        subtype:  pm#entity_part
           subtype:  pm#physical_entity_part_or_substance
        subtype:  .
        subtype:  pm#tool
        subtype:  pm#situation_result__situationresult
        subtype:  pm#process_recipient__processrecipient  recipient of a process
        subtype:  pm#process_object__processobject
        subtype:  pm#causal_entity__agent  something (animal or software agent) able to act
           subtype:  pm#goal_directed_agent  goal directed causal entity, e.g., a problem solver or an interactional agent
           subtype:  pm#perhaps_goal_directed_causal_entity  e.g., supernatural forces
           subtype:  pm#without_goal_causal_entity  non conscious entity and not AI_Agent
        subtype:  pm#imaginary_entity__imaginaryentity  an entity that has been imagined
           subtype:  pm#imaginary_spatial_entity__imaginaryspatialentity  e.g., a cartoon character
        subtype:  .
     subtype:  ..  pm#physical_entity__object  spatial entity made of matter
        subtype:  .
     subtype:  pm#undivisible_entity__undivisibleentity  many classifications under this category are application-dependant
     subtype:  pm#divisible_entity__divisibleentity  many classifications under this category are application-dependant
        subtype:  pm#collection  something gathering separated things (entities/situations)
        subtype:  .
        subtype:  pm#amount_of_matter
        subtype:  .
     subtype:  pm#entity_categorized_in_an_ontology
        subtype:  .
  subtype:  pm#thing_playing_some_role  category to classify things according to roles/viewpoints; classification under this category is application-dependant
     subtype:  pm#thing_that_can_be_seen_as_a_relation  usable as relation type
        subtype:  pm#thing_that_can_be_seen_as_a_function  a node cannot be source of 2 comparable relations of such types and having different destinations
           subtype:  pm#contact_point__contactpoint
        subtype:  pm#attribute_or_quality_or_measure  e.g., mass, mass unit, 1 kg, frequency, [2-3] hz, color, blue, speed, 1 m/s
        subtype:  pm#entity_playing_some_role  e.g., an agent, an owner
        subtype:  .  pm#air_conditioning_system__air_conditioning__airconditioning__aircon___air__air
           subtype:  pm#facility_for_handicapped
           subtype:  pm#children_facility
           subtype:  pm#baby_facility
           subtype:  pm#pets_facility
           subtype:  pm#conference_facility
           subtype:  pm#spa
           subtype:  pm#tour_desk
           subtype:  pm#room_facility
     subtype:  pm#created_thing  e.g., entity or situation that results from a process; in WordNet, #creation_result is for entities while #resultant is for situation
        subtype:  .
     subtype:  pm#processing_thing
        subtype:  pm#process_or_process_description
           subtype:  pm#process__proces  situation commonly considered as making a change during some period of time
        subtype:  pm#goal_directed_agent  goal directed causal entity, e.g., a problem solver or an interactional agent
     subtype:  .  pm#causal_entity__agent  something (animal or software agent) able to act
        subtype:  .
     subtype:  pm#error
     subtype:  pm#failure
     subtype:  pm#fault
     subtype:  pm#thing_needed_for_some_process
        subtype:  pm#process_object__processobject
        subtype:  pm#thing_needed_for_knowledge_engineering
           subtype:  pm#thing_needed_for_KADS_knowledge_engineering
        subtype:  pm#attraction
           subtype:  pm#tourist_attraction__touristattraction
        subtype:  pm#domain_user  for grouping users of a domain
        subtype:  pm#Domain_object  for grouping objects of a domain
        subtype:  pm#RFID_related_entity_or_process
     subtype:  pm#situation_playing_some_role  e.g., a causal situation
     subtype:  ..
     subtype:  ..
  subtype:  ...
     subtype:  ..
  subtype:  ..
  subtype:  ..
  subtype:  ...  pm#physical_entity__object  spatial entity made of matter
        subtype:  .
  subtype:  ...
  subtype:  ..  pm#spatial_object__spatialobject  object which as a direct spatial location, e.g., physical object, spatial region or shape
        subtype:  .
     subtype:  ..
     subtype:  ..
     subtype:  ..
     subtype:  ..
     subtype:  ..
  subtype:  ..
     subtype:  pm#spatial_object__spatialobject  object which as a direct spatial location, e.g., physical object, spatial region or shape
  subtype:  ...
        subtype:  pm#non_spatial_object__nonspatialobject  abstraction or description content/medium/container (a description medium that has some spatial feature is both instance of sumo#object and pm#non_spatial_object
        subtype:  .
  subtype:  pm#undivisible_thing__undivisiblething  thing with no proper part
     subtype:  ..
     subtype:  pm#undivisible_entity__undivisibleentity  many classifications under this category are application-dependant
  subtype:  pm#divisible_thing
     subtype:  pm#divisible_entity__divisibleentity  many classifications under this category are application-dependant
  subtype:  ..  pm#physical_entity__object  spatial entity made of matter
     subtype:  .
     subtype:  pm#causal_entity__agent  something (animal or software agent) able to act
     subtype:  ..
  subtype:  pm#non_temporal_thing
  subtype:  pm#individual__particular___supertype_of_1st_order_types  all individuals (for concepts or relations) are implicitely or explicitely instance of that type
     subtype:  pm#spatial_object__spatialobject  object which as a direct spatial location, e.g., physical object, spatial region or shape
     subtype:  pm#description_content__descriptioncontent__information  e.g., a narration, an hypothesis
     subtype:  pm#description_container__descriptioncontainer  file, image, ... but not a disk or a piece of paper
     subtype:  pm#attribute_or_quality_or_measure  e.g., mass, mass unit, 1 kg, frequency, [2-3] hz, color, blue, speed, 1 m/s
     subtype:  ..
     subtype:  ..
        subtype:  pm#Higgins_object
           subtype:  pm#Higgins_Relationship
           subtype:  pm#Higgins_ContextObject_or_DigitalSubject
           subtype:  pm#Higgins_DigitalSubject_or_Value
           subtype:  pm#Higgins_Attribute_or_Value
  subtype:  .
  subtype:  pm#thing_that_is_not_a_domain
  subtype:  pm#thing_categorized_in_an_ontology
     subtype:  pm#entity_categorized_in_an_ontology
     subtype:  pm#situation_categorized_in_an_ontology
     subtype:  pm#P3P_thing
        subtype:  pm#P3P_class
        subtype:  pm#P3P_context_dependent
        subtype:  .
     subtype:  .  pm#domain__field_of_study__discipline__subject_area__subjectarea__subject_field__subjectfield__field__study__bailiwick__branch_of_knowledge   A generic class to specify generic areas for research or business initiatives.
                             For instance, the area in which a project is situated 
        subtype:  .
        subtype:  pm#cognitive_agent__cognitiveagent  for example an organization, an animal or an AI-agent
           subtype:  pm#non_sentient_cognitive_agent  e.g., AI_Agent
        subtype:  .


1 schema is about pm#thing
[pm#graph1_on_thing
     [any pm#thing,
          may have for pm#url: a pm#URL]
];


16 statements are about direct instances of pm#thing: pm#graph1_on_collection, pm#graph1_on_situation, pm#graph1_on_transaction, pm#graph1_on_birth, pm#graph1_on_human_motion, pm#graph1_on_flight, pm#graph1_on_conference, pm#graph1_on_description, pm#graph1_on_description_container, pm#graph1_on_description_medium, pm#graph1_on_file, pm#graph1_on_written_material, pm#graph1_on_publication, pm#graph1_on_report, pm#graph35_on_article

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