BLOGGS FAMILY, THE
\blˈɒɡz fˈamɪli], \blˈɒɡz fˈamɪli], \b_l_ˈɒ_ɡ_z f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i]\
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An imaginary family consisting of Fred and Mary Bloggs andtheir children. Used as a standard example in knowledgerepresentation to show the difference between extensional andintensional objects. For example, every occurrence of "FredBloggs" is the same unique person, whereas occurrences of"person" may refer to different people. Members of the Bloggsfamily have been known to pop up in bizarre places such as theDEC Telephone Directory. Compare Mbogo, Dr. Fred.
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