What is a Question ?

@inproceedings{Knuth2002WhatIA,
  title={What is a Question ?},
  author={Kevin H. Knuth},
  year={2002}
}
A given question can be defined in terms of the set of statements or assertions that answer it. Application of the logic of inference to this set of assertions allows one to derive the logic of inquiry among questions. There are interesting symmetries between the logics of inference and inquiry; where probability describes the degree to which a premise implies an assertion, there exists an analogous quantity that describes the bearing or relevance that a question has on an outstanding issue… CONTINUE READING
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