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Abstract

A logical system is presented that tolerates partial or total contradictions or incomplete information. Every set of formulas in such a system has a model. Other theoretical properties were also investigated concerning the generalization of the notion of contradiction from classical logic. Applications to knowledge representation were considered and a way was proposed to represent generic and explicit information while providing monotonic inference.

Keywords

Classical Logic Valuation Function Truth Degree Human Lifespan Valuation Versus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikolai G. Nikolov
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  1. 1.CLBME-Bulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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