Acceptability of arguments as ‘logical uncertainty’

  • Morten Elvang-Gøransson
  • Paul J. Krause
  • John Fox
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 747)


We briefly discuss the argumentation-paradigm as a unifying framework for practical reasoning and then turn to the definition of a system of argumentation that induces a novel concept of logical uncertainty over conclusions drawn from inconsistent databases.


Practical Reasoning Belief Revision Belief State Closure Property Possibility Theory 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Morten Elvang-Gøransson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Paul J. Krause
    • 1
  • John Fox
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Computation LaboratoryImperial Cancer Research FundLondonUK
  2. 2.Centre for Cognitive InformaticsUniversity of RoskildeRoskildeDenmark

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