1. the complete system of concepts, ideas, terminologies, and expressions wherein a rendered subject can be studied and comprehended. 2. with regard to the field of artificial intelligence, any group of items which can be symbolized within a selected environment.

UNIVERSE OF DISCOURSE: "The universe of discourse describes both what is able of being said about a topic, and also how such can be said or worded."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "UNIVERSE OF DISCOURSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/universe-of-discourse/ (accessed April 26, 2018).