Some studies in psychology and philosophy on memorization distinguish several forms of memory: procedural, semantic and episodic [ROE 07]. In episodic memory, a human stores situations he/she is faced with. This type of memory is used in the following two ways: (1) in analogy reasoning when he/she tries to recognize similar situations to current problems and (2) to classify recurrent inferences in order to define concepts in semantic memory. Procedural memory is defined by aggregation of rules from episodic and semantic memory in order to identify routines and plans.

In knowledge engineering, techniques are produced in order to simulate semantic and procedural representation. For instance, approaches such as CommonKADS, MASK and MACAO [DIE 02] help to represent routines and strategies such as task and methods. Ontologies and the Semantic Web are used to represent semantic concepts. Case-based reasoning [KOL 93] and experienced-based reasoning [RAA 11] try to simulate episodic memory representation. We also can note the REX method [MAL 93] that helps to collect examples of problem-solving as experience feedback forms. Links between these different types of representations are currently studied, i.e. how to build links between ontologies and documents on the Semantic Web and how to index and structure experience feedback and cases.

In our work, we try to simulate the memorization mechanism from episodic to procedural. Traces can be considered first as pieces of episodic ...

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