Reasoning About Knowledge (MIT Press)

Reasoning About Knowledge (MIT Press)

Joseph Y. Halpern


Reasoning approximately knowledge--particularly the information of brokers who cause in regards to the global and every other's knowledge--was as soon as the particular province of philosophers and puzzle solvers. extra lately, this sort of reasoning has been proven to play a key position in a stunning variety of contexts, from knowing conversations to the research of disbursed desktop algorithms.Reasoning approximately wisdom is the 1st ebook to supply a basic dialogue of methods to reasoning approximately wisdom and its purposes to disbursed platforms, synthetic intelligence, and online game thought. It brings 8 years of labor by means of the authors right into a cohesive framework for knowing and studying reasoning approximately wisdom that's intuitive, mathematically good based, worthwhile in perform, and greatly appropriate. The e-book is nearly thoroughly self-contained and may be available to readers in quite a few disciplines, together with computing device technological know-how, synthetic intelligence, linguistics, philosophy, cognitive technology, and video game idea. each one bankruptcy comprises routines and bibliographic notes.

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