Toward a Logic for Qualitative Decision Theory

@inproceedings{Boutilier1994TowardAL,
  title={Toward a Logic for Qualitative Decision Theory},
  author={Craig Boutilier},
  booktitle={KR},
  year={1994}
}
We present a logic for representing and reasoning with qualitative statements of preference and normality and describe how these may interact in decision making under uncertainty. Our aim is to develop a logical calculus that employs the basic elements of classical decision theory, namely probabilities, utilities and actions, but exploits qualitative information about these elements directly for the derivation of goals. Preferences and judgements of normality are captured in a modal/conditional… CONTINUE READING

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