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On the Mechanization of Abductive Logic

  title={On the Mechanization of Abductive Logic},
  author={Harry E. Pople},
  • H. E. Pople
  • Published in IJCAI 20 August 1973
  • Computer Science
Abduction Is a basic form of l og i ca l inference, which is said to engender the use of p lans, perceptua l models, i n t u i t i o n s , and analogical reasoning a l l aspects of I n t e l l i g e n t behavior that have so far f a i l e d to f i n d representat ion in ex is t ing formal deduct ive systems. This paper explores the abductive reasoning process and develops a model fo r i t s mechan iza t ion , .which consists of an embedding of deduct i v e log ic in an i t e r a t i v e… 

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