publication . Article . Preprint . 2002

Stereotypical reasoning: logical properties

Lehmann, Daniel;
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  • Published: 04 Mar 2002 Journal: Logic Journal of IGPL, volume 6, pages 49-58 (issn: 1367-0751, eissn: 1368-9894, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Abstract
Stereotypical reasoning assumes that the situation at hand is one of a kind and that it enjoys the properties generally associated with that kind of situation. It is one of the most basic forms of nonmonotonic reasoning. A formal model for stereotypical reasoning is proposed and the logical properties of this form of reasoning are studied. Stereotypical reasoning is shown to be cumulative under weak assumptions.
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free text keywords: Qualitative reasoning, Verbal reasoning, Case-based reasoning, Cognitive science, Artificial intelligence, business.industry, business, Opportunistic reasoning, Psychology of reasoning, Analytic reasoning, Reasoning system, Deductive reasoning, Mathematics, Computer Science - Artificial Intelligence, I.2.3
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publication . Article . Preprint . 2002

Stereotypical reasoning: logical properties

Lehmann, Daniel;