Beliefs, Points of View, and Multiple Environments

  title={Beliefs, Points of View, and Multiple Environments},
  author={Yorick Wilks and Janusz S. Bien},
  journal={Cognitive Science},
The paper describes o system for deoling with nestings of belief in terms of the mechanism of computational environment. A method is offered for computing the beliefs of A about B (ond so on) in terms of the systems existing knowledge structures about A and B separately. A proposol for belief percolotion is put forward: percolation being a side effect of the process of the computation of nested beliefs, but one which could explain the acquisition of unsupported beliefs. It is argued that the… CONTINUE READING
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