First-order Bayesian reasoning

  • Ingrid Fabian
  • Dale A. Lambert
Scientific Track
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1502)


This paper briefly discusses problems with traditional Bayesian networks, and previous attempts at overcoming those problems, as a motivation for formulating a first-order knowledge based approach to Bayesian inference. The proposed first-order knowledge based approach endeavours to address each of the traditional Bayesian network problems.


Bayesian Inference First-Order Logic Logic Probability Uncertainty 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ingrid Fabian
    • 1
  • Dale A. Lambert
    • 1
  1. 1.Surveillance Systems DivisionDefence Science and Technology OrganisationSalisbury

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