Search for dissertations about: "Belief revision"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Belief revision.

  1. 1. Non-linear belief revision : Foundations and applications : by John Cantwell

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : John Cantwell; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Belief revision; iterated belief revision; non-linear belief revision; epistemic entrenchment; plausibility relations; possibility relations; preferential relations; sources of information; contradictory information; non-prioritised belief revision; AGM; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : Three structures for belief revision: plausability relations on states, relations of epistemic entrenchment on propositions and systems of spheres (hypertheories), are generalised to the non-linear (non-connected) case. The further generalisation to the case of sets of such structures is also investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Interrogative Belief Revision

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sebastian Enqvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; belief revision; questions; modal logic; research agenda;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the theory of interrogative belief revision, a recent development in the subfield of philosophical logic known as belief revision theory. While classical belief revision theory deals with the dynamics of an agent’s beliefs, interrogative belief revision aims to describe the dynamics of the agent’s questions about the world, or research agenda, as well. READ MORE

  3. 3. On Non-Prioritized Multiple Belief Revision

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Li Zhang; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Non-prioritized multiple revision; Making up one s mind; Choice revision; Descriptor revision; AGM; Believability relation; Multiple believability relation; Belief base; Partial expansion; Multiple contraction; Philosophy; Filosofi; Matematik; Mathematics; Datalogi; Computer Science;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates a sort of non-prioritized multiple revision, the operation of making up one's mind, and its generalization, the operation of choice revision. Making up one's mind about a sentence is a belief change that takes the agent to a belief state in which either the sentence or its negation is believed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coherence : Studies in epistemology and belief revision

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erik J. Olsson; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; coherence; justification; belief revision; epistemology; AGM; Bonjour; Lehrer; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of seven papers and a comprehensive summary. The subject matter is so-calledcoherence theories of justification, according to which epistemic justification, and ultimately knowledge,is essentially a matter of relations between beliefs, of how well they hang together. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Logic of Theory Change Extending the AGM Model

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Eduardo Fermé; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Logic of Theory Change. AGM model. Belief Bases; Iterated Models; Multiple belief change; AGM and defeasible Logic; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Logic; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Logik;

    Abstract : This thesis consists in six articles and a comprehensive summary.• The pourpose of the summary is to introduce the AGM theory of belief change and to exemplify the diversity and significance of the research that has been inspired by the AGM article in the last 25 years. READ MORE