Correct Reasoning: Essays on Logic-Based AI in Honour of by Jack Minker (auth.), Esra Erdem, Joohyung Lee, Yuliya

By Jack Minker (auth.), Esra Erdem, Joohyung Lee, Yuliya Lierler, David Pearce (eds.)

This Festschrift released in honor of Vladimir Lifschitz at the party of his sixty fifth birthday provides 39 articles via colleagues from around the world with whom Vladimir Lifschitz had cooperation in quite a few respects. The 39 contributions replicate the breadth and the intensity of the paintings of Vladimir Lifschitz in good judgment programming, circumscription, default good judgment, motion concept, causal reasoning and resolution set programming.

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In particular, we designed our language so that: – The ease of representation of ASP is retained; – It is possible to represent, and reason about, incomplete information regarding both relations and non-Herbrand functions; – The representation of knowledge regarding non-Herbrand functions follows formalization strategies similar to those used in ASP. g. in [9]. The last requirement allows for a comparatively simple incorporation into our language of extensions of ASP, such as weak constraints [5], probabilistic constructs [3] and consistency restoring rules [1].

S is undefined. t. S (valS (v)) is v itself. For example given S1 and S2 as above, valS2 (f ) is 3 and valS2 (g) is 2, whereas valS1 (g) is undefined. Given S1 and a signature with C = {0, 1}, valS1 (1) = 1. A seed literal l is satisfied by a consistent set S of seed literals iff l ∈ S. , valS (f ) is different from valS (g)). Thus, seed literals q and f = 3 are satisfied by S2 ; f = g is also satisfied by S2 because valS2 (f ) and valS2 (g) are defined, and valS2 (f ) is different from valS2 (g).

Not only having to write r3 is rather inconvenient, but this kind of rule may also have quite a negative impact on the performance of the ASP solvers used to compute the answer sets of the program. In fact, it is not difficult to show that the grounding of r3 grows proportionally to the square of the size of the domain of f (x). For functions with large domains, this growth can cause performance problems (and cause the grounding of rules like r3 to become substantially larger than the grounding of the rest of the program).

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