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Bochman, Alexander

Enhanced Contraction and (In)dependence Preliminary report

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We introduce a number of contraction operations that allow us to preserve more information in the process of belief contraction and revision of our epistemic states. One of them, choice contraction, will be argued to characterise basic (in)dependence relations among propositions belonging to the epistemic state.

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  author =	{Alexander Bochman},
  title =	{Enhanced Contraction and (In)dependence Preliminary report},
  booktitle =	{Formal Models of Belief Change in Rational Agents},
  year =	{2007},
  editor =	{Giacomo Bonanno and James Delgrande and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Lang and Hans Rott},
  number =	{07351},
  series =	{Dagstuhl Seminar Proceedings},
  ISSN =	{1862-4405},
  publisher =	{Internationales Begegnungs- und Forschungszentrum f{\"u}r Informatik (IBFI), Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{},
  annote =	{Keywords: Contractions, dependence}

Keywords: Contractions, dependence
Seminar: 07351 - Formal Models of Belief Change in Rational Agents
Issue Date: 2007
Date of publication: 20.11.2007

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