Probability logic

Williamson, Jon (2002) Probability logic. In: Handbook of the Logic of Inference and Argument: The Turn Toward the Practical. Elsevier Science & Technology, Amsterdam, pp. 397-424. ISBN 9780444506504. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

The full text of this publication is not available from this repository. (Contact us about this Publication)

Abstract

I examine the idea of incorporating probability into logic for a logic of practical reasoning. I introduce probability and its interpretations, give an account of the development of the logical approach to probability, its immediate problems, and improved formulations. Then I discuss inference in probabilistic logic, and propose the use of Bayesian networks for inference in both causal logics and proof planning.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BC Logic
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA273 Probabilities
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Jon Williamson
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2008 11:27
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2014 08:38
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/7400 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
  • Depositors only (login required):