Logic Journal of the IGPL 17 (4):325-350 (2009)

Abstract
Non-deterministic matrices, a natural generalization of many-valued matrices, are semantic structures in which the value assigned to a complex formula may be chosen non-deterministically from a given set of options. We show that by combining non-deterministic matrices and distance-based considerations, one obtains a family of logics that are useful for reasoning with uncertainty. These logics are a conservative extension of those that are obtained by standard distance-based semantics, and so usual distance-based methods are easily simulated within our framework. We investigate the basic properties of the distance-preferential non-deterministic logics, consider their application for reasoning with incomplete and inconsistent information, and show the correspondence between some particular entailments in our framework and well-known problems like max-SAT
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1093/jigpal/jzp014
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 58,256
External links

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

Distance Semantics for Belief Revision.Daniel Lehmann, Menachem Magidor & Karl Schlechta - 2001 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 66 (1):295-317.

View all 6 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Belief Update Using Graphs.Konstantinos Georgatos - 2008 - In David Wilson & Chad H. Lane (eds.), FLAIRS 21. AAAI Press. pp. 649-654.
On Non-Deterministic Quantification.Thomas Macaulay Ferguson - 2014 - Logica Universalis 8 (2):165-191.
Contrary-to-Duty Obligations.Henry Prakken & Marek Sergot - 1996 - Studia Logica 57 (1):91 - 115.
New Foundations for Counterfactuals.Franz Huber - 2014 - Synthese 191 (10):2167-2193.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2015-02-04

Total views
2 ( #1,377,957 of 2,419,706 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #542,420 of 2,419,706 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes