Lp, a logic for representing and reasoning with statistical knowledge

@article{Bacchus1990LpAL,
  title={Lp, a logic for representing and reasoning with statistical knowledge},
  author={Fahiem Bacchus},
  journal={Computational Intelligence},
  year={1990},
  volume={6},
  pages={209-231}
}
This paper presents a logical formalism for representing and reasoning with statistical knowledge. One of the key features of the formalism is its ability to deal with qualitative statistical information. It is argued that statistical knowledge, especially that of a qualitative nature, is an important component of our world knowledge and that such knowledge is used in many di erent reasoning tasks. The work is further motivated by the observation that previous formalisms for representing… CONTINUE READING
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