In this paper we outline some recent developments in the study of abduction and induction and their role in scientific modelling and knowledge refinement. We also describe a central challenge that appears to be emerging from this study: namely, the problem of developing practical approaches for exploiting abduction and induction, of formally characterising the limitations of such approaches, and of identifying the classes of real-world problems to which they can be usefully applied.
|Translated title of the contribution||Abduction, induction, and the logic of scientific knowledge development|
|Title of host publication||ECAI'06 workshop on Abduction and Induction in AI and Scientific Modelling|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
Bibliographical noteOther page information: 21-23
Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: ECAI'06 workshop on Abduction and Induction in AI and Scientific Modelling
Other identifier: 2000630
Flach, P., Kakas, A., Ray, O., Flach, P. A., Kakas, A. C., Magnani, L., & Ray, O. (2006). Abduction, induction, and the logic of scientific knowledge development. In ECAI'06 workshop on Abduction and Induction in AI and Scientific Modelling http://www.cs.bris.ac.uk/Publications/pub_master.jsp?id=2000630