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New results on semantical nonmonotonic reasoning

  • Allen L. BrownJr.
  • Yoav Shoham
Preference-Based Model Theory
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 346)

Abstract

In earlier reports we presented a semantical account of nonmonotonic reasoning based on the partial ordering of interpretations of standard logics. In this article we generalize and extend the earlier work. We elucidate the structural relation between the new work and the old. Finally, we apply the new results to give a logical semantical account of justification-based truth maintenance.

Keywords

Partial Order Logic Programming Modal Model Defense Advance Research Project Agency Nonmonotonic Reasoning 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Allen L. BrownJr.
    • 1
  • Yoav Shoham
    • 2
  1. 1.Systems Sciences LaboratoryXerox Webster Research CenterWebster
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentStanford UniversityStanford

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