Precedent, deontic logic, and inheritance


The purpose of this paper is to establish some connections between precedent-based reasoning as it is studied in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Law, particularly in the work of Ashley, and two other fields: deontic logic and nonmonotonic logic. First, a deontic logic is described that allows for sensible reasoning in the presence of conflicting… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/323706.323716