Frontiers in Belief Revision

  • Mary-Anne Williams
  • Hans Rott

Part of the Applied Logic Series book series (APLS, volume 22)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction

    1. Hans Rott, Mary-Anne Williams
      Pages 1-6
  3. Invited Papers

    1. Krister Segerberg
      Pages 57-84
    2. Eduardo L. Fermé, Sven Ove Hansson
      Pages 85-107
    3. Salem Benferhat, Didier Dubois, Henri Prade
      Pages 109-134
  4. Contributed Papers

    1. Minimal Change

    2. Theory: Generalizations and Iterations

      1. John Cantwell
        Pages 221-245
      2. Eduardo L. Fermé
        Pages 247-259
      3. Carlos Areces, Verónica Becher
        Pages 261-277
    3. Structures for Implementations: Layers, Compartments, Inheritance Networks

      1. Laurent Audibert, Karl Schlechta
        Pages 333-348
      2. Renata Wassermann
        Pages 349-367
      3. Brigitte Bessant, Eric Grégoire, Pierre Marquis, Lakhdar Saïs
        Pages 369-391
    4. Probability and Multiplicity

      1. Gabriele Kern-Isberner
        Pages 393-408
      2. Fiorella De Rosis, Emanuele Covino, Cristiano Castelfranchi, Rino Falcone
        Pages 409-428
      3. Aldo Franco Dragoni, Paolo Giorgini
        Pages 429-442
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 443-454

About this book


Frontiers in Belief Revision is a unique collection of leading edge research in Belief Revision. It contains the latest innovative ideas of highly respected and pioneering experts in the area, including Isaac Levi, Krister Segerberg, Sven Ove Hansson, Didier Dubois, and Henri Prade. The book addresses foundational issues of inductive reasoning and minimal change, generalizations of the standard belief revision theories, strategies for iterated revisions, probabilistic beliefs, multiagent environments and a variety of data structures and mechanisms for implementations. This book is suitable for students and researchers interested in knowledge representation and in the state of the art of the theory and practice of belief revision.


Syntax issue knowledge knowledge base knowledge representation logic nonmonotonic reasoning

Editors and affiliations

  • Mary-Anne Williams
    • 1
  • Hans Rott
    • 2
  1. 1.University of NewcastleAustralia
  2. 2.University of RegensburgGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5720-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-9817-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1386-2790
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