A Belief-Based Approach to Measuring Message Acceptability

  • Célia da Costa Pereira
  • Andrea G. B. Tettamanzi
  • Serena Villata
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9858)

Abstract

We propose a formal framework to support belief revision based on a cognitive model of credibility and trust. In this framework, the acceptance of information coming from a source depends on (i) the agent’s goals and beliefs about the source’s goals, (ii) the credibility, for the agent, of incoming information, and (iii) the agent’s beliefs about the context in which it operates. This makes it possible to approach belief revision in a setting where new incoming information is associated with an acceptance degree. In particular, such degree may be used as input weight for any possibilistic conditioning operator with uncertain input (i.e., weighted belief revision operator).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Célia da Costa Pereira
    • 1
  • Andrea G. B. Tettamanzi
    • 1
  • Serena Villata
    • 1
  1. 1.Université Côte d’Azur, CNRS, Inria, I3SNiceFrance

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