AAAI Publications, Twenty-Second International FLAIRS Conference

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Probabilistic Reasoning at Optimum Entropy with the MEcore System
Marc Finthammer, Christoph Beierle, Benjamin Berger, Gabriele Kern-Isberner

Last modified: 2009-03-18

Abstract


Augmenting probabilities to conditional logic yields an expressive mechanism for representing uncertainty. The principle of optimum entropy allows one to reason in probabilistic logic in an information-theoretic optimal way by completing the given information as unbiasedly as possible. In this paper, we introduce the MEcore system that realises the core functionalities for an intelligent agent reasoning at optimum entropy and that provides powerful mechanisms for belief management operations like revision, update, diagnosis, or hypothetical what-if-analysis.

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