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2006.91: The emergence of reasons conjecture

2006.91: J.B. Paris and A. Vencovská (2003) The emergence of reasons conjecture. Journal of Applied Logic, 1 (3-4). pp. 167-195. ISSN 1570-8683

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DOI: 10.1016/S1570-8683(03)00012-0

Abstract

In this paper we show how the maxent paradigm may be used to produce an inductive method (in the sense of Carnap) applicable to a wide class of problems in inductive logic. We then state a conjecture about the answers given by this method and prove the conjecture in a particular case which extends all previous partial confirmations.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:MSC 2000 > 03 Mathematical logic and foundations
MIMS number:2006.91
Deposited By:Professor Jeff Paris
Deposited On:17 May 2006

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