A Logic of Information Systems

  • N. C. Dalkey
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 31-32)


A logic can be formulated with information systems as elements. The calculus of this logic is similar to, but not identical with, Boolean algebra. The logic is inductive—conclusions have more information than premises. Inferences have a strong justification; they are valid for all proper scoring rules.


Boolean Algebra Information System Payoff Function Inductive Logic Canonical Representation 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. C. Dalkey
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  1. 1.UCLA Cognitive Systems LaboratoryLos AngelesUSA

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