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Dynamic Worlds : From the Frame Problem to Knowledge Management - Remo Pareschi

Dynamic Worlds

From the Frame Problem to Knowledge Management

By: Remo Pareschi (Editor), Bertram Fronhofer (Editor)

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Reasoning is an integral part of intelligent systems in fields like databases, logic programming, robotics, knowledge engineering, human/computer interfaces, programming environments, etc. In reality any such system has to cope with a changing world and its dynamics. Hence it is of great importance that reasoning must account for coping with change in order to be truly useful in practice.
The book comprises several contributions to current ways of approaching this problem. On the one hand it surveys and synthesizes recent research work, while on the other hand new research results are included. Among the topics treated are logics for reasoning about actions and planning, belief revision and the reconciliation of logically conflicting inputs, resolving of conflicts by merging of knowledge and issues in the evolution in object-oriented databases.
The book is aimed at the researcher and advanced student active in this field.

Preface
Action and Change in Rewriting Logic
Heterogeneous Systems for Modeling Dynamic Worlds
Reasoning about Actual and Hypothetical Occurrences of Concurrent and Non-Deterministic Actions
Compromise Update and Revision: A Position Paper
A Compromise Revision Model for Reconciling Updates
Knowledge Base Merging by Majority
Object Evolution in Object Databases
Making Knowledge-Based Systems More Manageable: A Hybrid Integration Approach to Knowledge about Actions and Their Legality
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ISBN: 9780792355359
ISBN-10: 0792355350
Series: Applied Logic Series : Book 12
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 283
Published: 31st March 1999
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.61