Nonmonotonic Logics: Basic Concepts, Results, and Techniques by Karl SchlechtaNonmonotonic Logics: Basic Concepts, Results, and Techniques by Karl Schlechta

Nonmonotonic Logics: Basic Concepts, Results, and Techniques

byKarl Schlechta

Paperback | January 15, 1997

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Nonmonotonic logics were created as an abstraction of some types of common sense reasoning, analogous to the way classical logic serves to formalize ideal reasoning about mathematical objects. These logics are nonmonotonic in the sense that enlarging the set of axioms does not necessarily imply an enlargement of the set of formulas deducible from these axioms. Such situations arise naturally, for example, in the use of information of different degrees of reliability.
This book emphasizes basic concepts by outlining connections between different formalisms of nonmonotonic logic, and gives a coherent presentation of recent research results and reasoning techniques. It provides a self-contained state-of-the-art survey of the area addressing researchers in AI lo
Title:Nonmonotonic Logics: Basic Concepts, Results, and TechniquesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:252 pagesPublished:January 15, 1997Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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ISBN - 10:3540624821

ISBN - 13:9783540624820

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Table of Contents

Preferential structures and related logics.- Defaults as generalized quantifiers.- Logic and analysis.- Theory revision and probability.- Structured reasoning.