Empirical plausible reasoning by multiple-valued logic

  • Paolo Bottoni
  • Luca Mari
  • Piero Mussio
5. Non-Standard Logics
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 521)


A method to approximate the heuristic reasoning of an expert in judging the behaviour of a system is proposed. The method is based on the use of label functions, mapping the observed value of one attribute into a local judgment, and of multiple-valued logic trees, mapping a set of local judgements into a global one. The method is introduced within the fuzzy set approach, so that the involved approximation can be discussed.


Multiple-valued logics label functions plausible reasoning fuzzy set theory empirical judgement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Bottoni
    • 1
  • Luca Mari
    • 2
  • Piero Mussio
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.IMU — Consiglio Nazionale delle RicercheMilanoItaly

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