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Forgetting-Based Inconsistency Measure

Philippe Besnard 1
1 IRIT-LILaC - Logique, Interaction, Langue et Calcul
IRIT - Institut de recherche en informatique de Toulouse
Abstract : We propose to apply a variant of forgetting, a simple method to restore consistency, in order to get a new inconsistency measure from the following intuitive idea: How much effort is needed to restore consistency of a knowledge base is presumably indicative of how inconsistent the knowledge base is. We discuss properties of the inconsistency measure obtained, in particular in the face of well-known postulates for inconsistency measures. We also mention in what sense this new measure does not fall into the dichotomy of inconsistency measures proposed in the literature: alphabet-based approaches vs formula-based approaches.
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Philippe Besnard. Forgetting-Based Inconsistency Measure. International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management (SUM 2016), Sep 2016, Nice, France. pp.331-337. ⟨hal-02365628⟩

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