David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
In Benedikt Lowe, Jan-Willem Romeijn & Eric Pacuit (eds.), Proceedings of the Foundations of the Formal Sciences VI: Reasoning about probabilities and probabilistic reasoning. College Publications (2008)
This paper presents the progicnet programme. It proposes a general framework for probabilistic logic that can guide inference based on both logical and probabilistic input. After an introduction to the framework as such, it is illustrated by means of a toy example from psychometrics. It is shown that the framework can accommodate a number of approaches to probabilistic reasoning: Bayesian statistical inference, evidential probability, probabilistic argumentation, and objective Bayesianism. The framework thus provides insight into the relations between these approaches, it illustrates how the results of different approaches can be combined, and it provides a basis for doing efficient inference in each of the approaches.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jan-Willem Romeijn, Jon Williamson, Gregory Wheeler & Rolf Haenni (2008). Possible Semantics for a Common Framework of Probabilistic Logics. In V. N. Huynh (ed.), International Workshop on Interval Probabilistic Uncertainty and Non-Classical Logics. Springer.
Rolf Haenni, Jan-Willem Romeijn, Gregory Wheeler & Jon Williamson (2011). Probabilistic Logics and Probabilistic Networks. Synthese Library.
Manfred Jaeger (2005). A Logic for Inductive Probabilistic Reasoning. Synthese 144 (2):181 - 248.
Haenni, R., Romeijn, J.-W., Wheeler, G. & Williamson, J., Probabilistic Logic and Probabilistic Networks.
Jon Williamson (2013). Why Frequentists and Bayesians Need Each Other. Erkenntnis 78 (2):293-318.
Gregory Wheeler & Luis Moniz Pereira (2004). Epistemology and Artificial Intelligence. Journal of Applied Logic 2 (4):469-93.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads5 ( #242,222 of 1,168,018 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #140,193 of 1,168,018 )
How can I increase my downloads?