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Finding out = Achieving Decidability
Number of Authors: 2
1989 (English)Report (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

We present a framework for reasoning about the concepts of "knowing what" and "finding out", in which the key concept is to identify "finding out the answer to question Q" with "achieving a situation in which Q is decidable" . We give examples of how the framework can be used to formulate non-trivial problems involving the construction of plans to acquire and use information, and go on to demonstrate that these problems can often be solved by systematic application of a small set of goal-directed backward-chaining rules. In conclusion, it is suggested that systems of this kind are potentially implementable in l-Prolog, a logic programming language based on higher-order logic.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Kista, Sweden: Swedish Institute of Computer Science , 1989, 1. , 12 p.
Series
SICS Research Report, ISSN 0283-3638 ; R89:16
National Category
Computer and Information Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-21332OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ri-21332DiVA: diva2:1041366
Note
Original report number R89016.Available from: 2016-10-31 Created: 2016-10-31

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