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Abduction, reason, and science : processes of discovery and explanation

Author: Lorenzo Magnani
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new book Abduction, Reason, and Science contributes to this research in several interesting ways. Firstly, it ties together the concerns of philosophers of science and AI researchers, showing for example the connections between scientific thinking and medical expert systems. Secondly, it lays out a useful general framework for discussion of a variety of kinds of abduction. Thirdly, it develops important ideas  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Magnani, L.
Abduction, Reason and Science : Processes of Discovery and Explanation.
Boston : Springer US, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lorenzo Magnani
ISBN: 9781441985620 144198562X
OCLC Number: 847634816
Notes: Softcover reprint of the hardcover 1st edition published in 1990.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 205 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Hypothesis Generation --
2. Theoretical Abduction --
3. Manipulative abduction --
4. Diagnostic Reasoning --
5. Visual, Temporal Abduction --
6. Governing inconsistencies --
7. Hypothesis Withdrawal in Science --
References --
Author Index --
Subject Index.
Responsibility: Lorenzo Magnani.

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