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A New Parameter for Maintaining Consistency in an Agent’s Knowledge Base Using Truth Maintenance Systems

  • Qutaibah Althebyan
  • Henry Hexmoor
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3825)

Abstract

In this paper, we present a new and novel way of maintaining the consistency in an agent’s knowledge base relying on the notion of Truth Maintenance Systems. In our work, we present a new parameter that helps in determining which propositions or assertions to retract if a contradiction ensues. Our new soundness parameter will be very easy to compute, at the same time, it is very effective.

Keywords

Inference Rule Belief Revision Enterprise Architecture Global Consistency Justify Proposition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qutaibah Althebyan
    • 1
  • Henry Hexmoor
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Computer EngineeringUniversity of ArkansasFayetteville

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