Limitations of Logic

  • Wolfgang Ertel
Part of the Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science book series (UTICS)


Until the end of the 20th century many logicians believed that theorem provers for first-order logic will be the major component of intelligent agents. Almost all successful modern AI applications however use different formalisms. This is due to some severe problems with first-order logic that we will explain in this chapter.


Bayesian Network Predicate Logic Default Logic Situation Calculus Automate Prover 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FB Elektrotechnik und InformatikHochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten, University of Applied SciencesWeingartenGermany

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