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Differences from Other Formal Theories

Neil Tennant

in Changes of Mind

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780199655755
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191742125 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655755.003.0011
Differences from Other Formal Theories

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This chapter compares and contrasts the account with three other major formal accounts of belief revision: AGM-theory; Justified Truth-Maintenance Systems; and Bayesian networks. There are both critical and constructive things to say about these competing accounts. This discussion should serve to situate our work for the reader in mathematical logic, AI and/or computing science.

Keywords: AGM-theory; JTMS-theory; Bayesian networks

Chapter.  7533 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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