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Inconsistency Management in Reactive Multi-context Systems

  • Gerhard Brewka
  • Stefan Ellmauthaler
  • Ricardo Gonçalves
  • Matthias Knorr
  • João Leite
  • Jörg Pührer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10021)

Abstract

We address the problem of global inconsistency in reactive multi-context systems (rMCSs), a framework for reactive reasoning in the presence of heterogeneous knowledge sources that can deal with continuous input streams. Their semantics is given in terms of equilibria streams. The occurrence of inconsistencies, where rMCSs fail to have an equilibria stream, can render the entire system useless. We discuss various methods for handling this problem, following different strategies such as repairing the rMCS, or even relaxing the notion of equilibria stream so that it can go through inconsistent states.

Keywords

Belief Revision Input Stream Strong Consistency Knowledge Change Inconsistent State 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

R. Gonçalves, M. Knorr and J. Leite were partially supported by FCT strategic project NOVA LINCS (UID/CEC/04516/2013). R. Gonçalves was partially supported by FCT grant SFRH/BPD/100906/2014 and M. Knorr by FCT grant SFRH/BPD/86970/2012. G. Brewka, S. Ellmauthaler, and J. Pührer were partially supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) grants BR-1817/7-1 and FOR 1513.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Brewka
    • 1
  • Stefan Ellmauthaler
    • 1
  • Ricardo Gonçalves
    • 2
  • Matthias Knorr
    • 2
  • João Leite
    • 2
  • Jörg Pührer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceLeipzig UniversityLeipzigGermany
  2. 2.NOVA LINCS & Departamento de InformáticaUniversidade NOVA de LisboaCaparicaPortugal

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