Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Pages 29-32
  3. Stéphane Amarger, Didier Dubois, Henri Prade
    Pages 33-37
  4. Philippe Besnard
    Pages 38-41
  5. José Cano, Miguel Delgado, Serafín Moral
    Pages 42-47
  6. Didier Dubois, Jérôme Lang, Henri Prade
    Pages 53-57
  7. Luis Fariñas del Cerro, Andreas Herzig
    Pages 58-62
  8. John Fox, Paul Krause, Mirko Dohnal
    Pages 63-69
  9. Christine Froidevaux, Philippe Chatalic, Jérôme Mengin
    Pages 70-75
  10. R. Kruse, J. Gebhardt, F. Klawonn
    Pages 81-85
  11. Simon Parsons
    Pages 86-90
  12. Ph. Smets, Y. -T. Hsia, A. Saffiotti, R. Kennes, H. Xu, E. Umkehren
    Pages 91-96
  13. S. Acid, L. M. de Campos, A. González, R. Molina, N. Pérez de la Blanca
    Pages 97-106
  14. Gerhard Brewka
    Pages 120-124

About these proceedings


A variety of formalisms have been developed to address such aspects of handling imperfect knowledge as uncertainty, vagueness, imprecision, incompleteness, and partial inconsistency. Some of the most familiar approaches in this research field are nonmonotonic logics, modal logics, probability theory (Bayesian and non-Bayesian), belief function theory, and fuzzy sets and possibility theory. ESPRIT Basic Research Action 3085, entitled Defeasible Reasoning and Uncertainty Management Systems (DRUMS), aims to contribute to the elucidation of similarities and differences between these formalisms. It consists of 11 active European research groups. The European Conference on Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Uncertainty (ESQAU) provides a forum for these groups to meet and discuss their scientific results. This volume contains 42 contributions accepted for the ESQAU meeting held in October 1991 in Marseille, together with 12 articles presenting the activities of the DRUMS groups and two invited presentations.


Fuzzy Mengen Fuzzy Sets Möglichkeitstheorie Nicht-monotone Logik Nonmonotonic Logic Possibility Theory Ungewißheit Vagueness fuzzy knowledge uncertainty

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-54659-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-46426-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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