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A Fibred Belief Logic for Multi-agent Systems

  • Chuchang Liu
  • Maris A. Ozols
  • Mehmet A. Orgun
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3809)

Abstract

To introduce a temporal dimension to a belief logic, we consider a powerful technique called fibring for combining belief logics and temporal logics. In a fibred belief logic, both temporal operators and belief operators are treated equally. This paper in particular discusses a combination of a belief logic called Typed-Modal Logic with a linear-time temporal logic. We show that, in the resulting logic, we can specify and reason about not only agent beliefs but also the timing properties of a system. With this logical system one is able to build theories of trust for the description of, and reasoning about, multi-agent systems.

Keywords

Modal Logic Temporal Logic Atomic Formula Local Clock Belief Operator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chuchang Liu
    • 1
  • Maris A. Ozols
    • 1
  • Mehmet A. Orgun
    • 2
  1. 1.Information Networks DivisionDefence Science and Technology OrganisationEdinburghAustralia
  2. 2.Department of ComputingMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia

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