, Volume 30, Issue 3–4, pp 429–460 | Cite as

On the uncertainties transmitted from premises to conclusions in deductive inferences

  • Ernest W. Adams
  • Howard P. Levine


Deductive Inference 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest W. Adams
    • 1
  • Howard P. Levine
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeley

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