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A heterogeneous inheritance system is presented. Heterogeneous systems, in contrast to the homogeneous systems which have been the focus of recent research, make an explicit differentiation between strict IS-A links which do not allow exceptions and defeasible IS-A links which do. Some problems which arise in homogeneous systems, due to their lack of this distinction, are discussed. The inheritance system possesses a natural formal semantics which is based on a statistical interpretation ofdoi:10.21236/ada250599 fatcat:pz3glg3lzbb4hhacmo3oqzkppa