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Applications of Protected Circumscription

  • Jack Minker
  • Donald Perlis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 170)

Abstract

We examine applications of an extension of circumscription that allows protection of certain objects against being included in the circumscription process. We show that this allows a clean handling of incomplete information in problems from artificial intelligence and databases.

Keywords

Minimal Model Closed World Assumption Ground Clause John McCarthy Syntactic Proof 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack Minker
    • 1
  • Donald Perlis
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of MarylandCollege Park

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