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By Peter A. Flach, Antonis C. Kakas (auth.), Dov M. Gabbay, Rudolf Kruse (eds.)

This publication comprises best survey papers at the quite a few features of Abduction, either logical and numerical ways. Abduction is primary to all parts of utilized reasoning, together with synthetic intelligence, philosophy of technology, desktop studying, facts mining and selection concept, in addition to good judgment itself.

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1993. (Denecker and de Schreye. 1992] Marc Denecker and Danny de Schreye. SLDNFA: An alxluctive procedure for normal alxluctive programs. In K. Apt. editor. Proceedings of the 1992 Joint International Conference and Symposium on Logic Programming . pages 686-700. MIT Press. 1992. [Denecker and de Schreye. 1998] Marc Denecker and Danny de Schreye. SLDNFA: An alxluctive procedure for alxluctive logic programs. Journal of Logic Programming. 34(2): 111-167. 1998. [Denecker et al.. 1996] Marc Denecker.

By its use, interpreted as some kind of causal relationship. In this paper, we will first examine the origin of the notion of abduction in philosophical logic, where it is considered in the context of the two other important inference rules, namely deduction and induction. To give a more extensive description of abductive reasoning we will divide the reasoning process into three parts that are examined independently. First, we will give a formal description of the abductive task that determines the underlying model.

However, in order to ensure the practical use of this formal model some additional assumptions must be made which a feasible domain should fulfil. The computability assumption is essential for all set-cover-based models. Computability Assumption For any subset <1>' of <1>, e( <1>') can be computed. This means that it is always exactly known which observations are explained by which set of hypotheses. , e( {bird(x)} must also be computable. How this can be done is determined by the independence assumption.

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