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Abductive reasoning and learning

Dov M. Gabbay

Abductive reasoning and learning

by Dov M. Gabbay

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abduction (Logic),
  • Reasoning.,
  • Machine learning.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesAbductive reasoning and uncertainty management systems
    Statementvolume editors, Dov M. Gabbay and Rudolf Kruse.
    SeriesHandbook of defeasible reasoning and uncertainty management systems -- v. 4
    ContributionsKruse, Rudolf.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ335 .G23 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination442 p. :
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19291051M
    ISBN 100792365658
    LC Control Number2003267571

    literature on abductive reasoning, and presents his own theory of how one should evaluate abductive reasoning as strong or weak. Abductive reasoning generates a possible explanation. According to Walton, explanation is the transmission of understanding: an explanation communicates information that enables its recipient to infer the thing explained. Synonyms for Abductive reasoning in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for Abductive reasoning. 2 antonyms for a posteriori: a priori, a priori. What are synonyms for Abductive reasoning?

    First, ART allows educators to help students learn and understand the basics of abductive logic-a topic that is not well known in the educational research literature but whose importance as a mode of reasoning will most likely increase as awareness of the power and usefulness of abductive reasoning increases. Abduction. Disciplines > Argument > Types of reasoning > Abduction. Description | Example | Discussion | See also. Description. A is observed. If B were true, then A would be true. Therefore B may be true.. Abductive reasoning, or abduction, is the process of explaining something that is experienced or observed in some way and where there is no existing knowledge to explain the phenomenon.

    Deductive reasoning tests are used as part of assessing candidates applying to entry and midlevel positions requiring deductive reasoning ability. A deductive reasoning test may be part of your assessment if you are applying for jobs within science and IT, such as technical design, engineering, and software development. The book could be of interest to persons trained in, or studying, philosophy, formal or informal logic, the scientific method, medical diagnosis, or law. Anyone interested in learning how to better understand, analyze and evaluate arguments that use abductive reasoning /5(3).


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Anyone interested in learning how to better understand, analyze and evaluate arguments that use abductive reasoning /5(4).

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This book contains leading survey papers on the various aspects of Abduction, both logical and numerical approaches. Abduction is central to all areas of applied reasoning, including artificial intelligence, philosophy of science, machine learning, data mining and decision theory, as well as logic itself.

Abductive Reasoning-Any Guess. Abduction in machine learning means that it comes from a set of observations, and it tries to explain these observations with the best possible explanations. These explanations can be valid or not; it doesn't have to lead by some clear rule or something.

It can be creative or accurate. Abductive Reasoning in Science. For most scientists, abductive reasoning is a natural and instinctive process, a series of educated guesses, building upon observed phenomena and previous studies.

Even young scientists use this process to design simple school experiments. For example, a pupil may have noticed that bread appears to grow mold more quickly in the bread bin than the fridge. Abductive reasoning, which emerges in order to resolve doubt, is a special form of creative reasoning that is often ignored and/or dismissed in the classroom.

Ronald A. Beghetto and James B. Schreiber argue in their recent book chapter in Creativity and Giftedness that within the process of personally meaningful learning, creative reasoning. Two different cases are individuated: (1) abductive reasoning used in explanation-based learning systems as a heuristic to guide search in top-down specialization, and (2) abduction used for.

Get this from a library. Abductive Reasoning and Learning. [Dov M Gabbay; Rudolf Kruse] -- This book contains leading survey papers on the various aspects of Abduction, both logical and numerical approaches.

Abduction is central to all areas of applied reasoning, including artificial. It is different from inductive reasoning, which is commonly concerned with descriptive inference that results in generalizations.

The phrase “abductive learning” can be taken to cover a wide range of concerns where learning outcomes result from the employment of abductive reasoning. Abductive reasoning, also referred to as abductive approach is set to address weaknesses associated with deductive and inductive approaches.

Specifically, deductive reasoning is criticized for the lack of clarity in terms of how to select theory to be tested via formulating hypotheses. Inductive reasoning, on other hand, criticized because “no amount of empirical data will necessarily enable.

Dav M. Gabbay, John Woods, in A Practical Logic of Cognitive Systems, Expanding the Schema. Our purpose is to expose something of the elementary logical structure of abductive reasoning, and to do so in a way that helps orient theorists to the various tasks that a logic of abduction should concern itself are mindful of criticisms that have been leveled against the very idea.

Abductive reasoning is critical to making progress as an early stage startup. It’s your only hope for escaping the BML closed-loop cycle and finding significant secrets to build your company on. Forming Abductions.

A great example of abductive reasoning is what a doctor does when making a medical diagnosis. This book examines three areas in which abductive reasoning is especially important: medicine, science, and law.

The reader is introduced to abduction and shown how it has evolved historically into the framework of conventional wisdom in Brand: University of Alabama Press. Reasoning is a complex and multidisciplinary area of study. This book presents a series of overviews of an array of topics in the field.

The book proceeds in a bottom-up manner by first introducing research on the brain and reasoning and working up toward social aspects of.

This book examines three areas in which abductive reasoning is especially important: medicine, science, and law.

The reader is introduced to abduction and shown how it has evolved historically into the framework of conventional wisdom in logic.

This book examines three areas in which abductive reasoning is especially important: medicine, science, and law. The reader is introduced to abduction and shown how it has evolved historically into the framework of conventional wisdom in logic.

Discussions draw upon recent techniques used Author: Douglas Walton. Request PDF | Abductive Artificial Intelligence Learning Models | There has been much research in recent years in the applicability of abductive reasoning to artificial intelligence and machine.

If you mean formal deductive reasoning, pick up any book on basic logic or formal syllogisms and read it; you'll get the idea. Formal deductive reasoning boils down to the proper transfer of characteristics from the general to the specific.

So, if. The design-thinking organization applies the designer’s most crucial tool to the problems of business. That tool is abductive reasoning. Don’t feel bad if you’re not familiar with the term. Formal logic isn’t systematically taught in our North American educational system, except to students of philosophy or the history of science.

Try real tests developed by psychometric specialists. Get tailored reports and prepare for your assessments. Our psychologists have written a large number of test items and need to collect data so we can develop them into a large bank of inductive reasoning questions.

These tests will eventually be put to use by large organisations such as KPMG. Anyone interested in learning how to better understand, analyze and evaluate arguments that use abductive reasoning or inference to the best explanation should read this book.

Because of the technical nature of the author’s analysis, some prior knowledge about or exposure to philosophical analysis, logical reasoning, scientific reasoning /5(4).There are two kinds of reasoning: inductive and difference between them is incredibly significant in science, philosophy, and many areas of knowledge.

Inductive and deductive reasoning are the two ways in which we think and learn, helping us to develop our knowledge of the is easy to confuse the two, as there is not a huge difference between them.

Learning to apply existing deductive reasoning skills during the decision-making process will help you make better-informed choices in the workplace. You may use deductive reasoning when finding and acquiring a job, hiring employees, managing employees, working with customers, and making a variety of business or career decisions.