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A Logical Approach to Reasoning about Uncertainty: A Tutorial

  • J. Y. Halpern
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Part of the Philosophical Studies Series book series (PSSP, volume 72)

Abstract

Uncertainty is a fundamental—and unavoidable—feature of daily life. In order to deal with uncertainty intelligently, we need to be able to represent it and reason about it. These notes describe a systematic approach for doing so. I have made no attempt to be comprehensive here; I have been guided by my biases and my own research.

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Probability Space Modal Logic Logical Approach Truth Assignment Kripke Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Y. Halpern
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  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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