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Dependence Logic: Theory and Applications by Samson Abramsky, Juha Kontinen, Jouko Väänänen, Heribert

By Samson Abramsky, Juha Kontinen, Jouko Väänänen, Heribert Vollmer

In this quantity, varied points of logics for dependence and independence are mentioned, together with either the logical and computational points of dependence good judgment, and in addition functions in a couple of parts, equivalent to records, social selection idea, databases, and machine protection. The contributing authors signify major specialists during this quite new box, every one of whom was once invited to jot down a bankruptcy in accordance with talks given at seminars held on the Schloss Dagstuhl Leibniz middle for Informatics in Wadern, Germany (in February 2013 and June 2015) and an Academy Colloquium on the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (March 2014). Altogether, those chapters give you the most modern examine this constructing and hugely interdisciplinary box and may be of curiosity to a extensive crew of logicians, mathematicians, statisticians, philosophers, and scientists. subject matters coated include

  • a complete survey of many propositional, modal, and first-order editions of dependence logic;
  • new effects referring to expressive energy of a number of variations of dependence common sense with assorted units of logical connectives and generalized dependence atoms;
  • connections among inclusion common sense and the least-fixed element logic;
  • an evaluation of dependencies in databases by means of addressing the relationships among implication difficulties for fragments of statistical conditional independencies, embedded multivalued dependencies, and propositional logic;
  • various Markovian types used to signify dependencies and causality between variables in multivariate systems;
  • applications of dependence common sense in social selection concept; and
  • an creation to the speculation of mystery sharing, stating connections to dependence and independence logic.

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Log. Methods Comput. Sci. 10(3) (2014). 2168/LMCS-10(3:3)2014. 2168/LMCS-10(3:3)2014 12. : Generalized quantifiers in dependence logic. J. Log. Lang. Inf. 21, 299–324 (2012). 1007/s10849-012-9162-4. 1007/s10849-012-9162-4 13. : Characterizing quantifier extensions of dependence logic. J. Symb. Log. 78, 0–9 (2013) 14. : Generalized first-order spectra and polynomial-time recognizable sets. In: Complexity of Computation. Proceedings of SIAM-AMS Symposium in Applied Mathematics, New York, 1973, pp.

4 Conclusion 1. A number of complexity questions for fragments of first-order dependence logic or variants remain unsettled. The complexity of the validity problem for D2 is one example. , for formula classes defined by restricted quantifier prefixes, transfer into the context of team-based logics. 2. While many expressivity results of modal and propositional logic have been stated in this survey and this issue is more or less settled in the first-order case, it has to be mentioned that some very basic cases in modal logic still remain unsettled.

The concept Grelling calls dependence3 is exactly that of Definition 3. x/ in the sense of team semantics means the same as linear span and dependence means the same as linear dependence, provided we demand in Definition 3 that the function f is linear. y; x/’ for the dependence of y on x. Grelling on Dependence 39 Fig. 6 A team. Grelling points out that constancy is a special case of dependence. ;/ ¤ ;. , x3 is constant. Another trivializing case, as Grelling points out, is the case that s y is different for each s 2 X.

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