Abductive and inductive reasoning: background and issues

Peter A Flach, Antonis C Kakas

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The outline of this chapter is as follows. In Section 1.2 we discuss the philosophical and logical origins of abduction and induction. In Section 1.3 we analyse previous work on abduction and induction in the context of logic programming\indexlogic programming and artificial intelligence, and attempt a (partial) synthesis of this work. Section 1.4 considers the integration of abduction and induction in artificial intelligence, and Section 1.5 concludes.
Translated title of the contributionAbductive and inductive reasoning: background and issues
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAbduction and induction: essays on their relation and integration
EditorsPeter A. Flach, Antonis C. Kakas
PublisherKluwer Academic Publishers
Pages1 - 27
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)0792362500
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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Other page information: 1-27
Other identifier: 1000453


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