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On Safely Ignoring Hypotheses

  • Kevin T. Kelly
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 12)

Abstract

Inductive intelligence is a matter of inductive generality and computational feasibility. Efficiency can be improved with no cost in generality by a device that carefully ignores only unsuitable or redundant hypotheses. An example of this approach in the inductive inference of clausal theories is described.

Keywords

Relational Clause Inductive Inference Hasse Diagram Spec Lattice Computational Feasibility 
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Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin T. Kelly
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  1. 1.Department of History and Philosophy of ScienceUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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