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2007.98: A Note on Binary Inductive Logic

2007.98: C. J. Nix and J. B. Paris (2007) A Note on Binary Inductive Logic. Journal of Philosophical Logic. xxx-xxx. ISSN 1573-0433

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Abstract

We consider the problem of induction over languages containing binary relations and outline a way of interpreting and constructing a class of probability functions on the sentences of such a language. Some principles of inductive reasoning satisfied by these probability functions are discussed, leading in turn to a representation theorem for a more general class of probability functions satisfying these principles.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:MSC 2000 > 03 Mathematical logic and foundations
MIMS number:2007.98
Deposited By:Miss Louise Stait
Deposited On:02 August 2007

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