Belief revision

Friday, December 03, 2004

``The New Challenge: From a Century of Statistics to the Age of Causation''
Technical Report (R-249)
J. Pearl
In Computing Science and Statistics, 29(2), 415--423, 1997.
``Causal Diagrams for Empirical Research,''
Technical Report (R-218-B)
J. Pearl
In Biometrika, Vol. 82, No. 4, 669-709, December 1995.
``On the Identification of Nonparametric Structural Models''
Technical Report (R-207), Revision IV
J. Pearl
UCLA Cognitive Systems Laboratory, Technical Report R-207, November 1995.
In M. Berkane (Ed.), Latent Variable Modeling with Application to Causality Conference, Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Statistics, 29--68, 1997.
``Causal Inference from Indirect Experiments''
Technical Report (R-203-L)
J. Pearl
In Symposium Notes of the 1994 AAAI Spring Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Stanford, CA, March 1994.
Extended version in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Journal, Vol. 7, No. 6, 561-582, 1995.
``Counterfactuals and Policy Analysis in Structural Models''
Technical Report (R-232-U)
A. Balke and J. Pearl
In P. Besnard and S. Hanks (Eds.), Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence 11, Morgan Kaufmann, San Francisco, CA, 11-18, 1995.
``An Axiomatic Characterization of Causal Counterfactuals''
Technical Report (R-250)
D. Galles and J. Pearl
Prepared for Foundations of Science, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
``Graphs, Causality, and Structural Equation Models''
Technical Report (R-253)
J. Pearl
To appear in Socioligical Methods and Research, Special Issue on Causality.
``Why There Is No Statistical Test For Confounding, Why Many Thing There Is, And Why They Are Almost Right''
Technical Report (R-256)
J. Pearl
``Causal Inference in the Health Sciences: A Conceptual Introduction''
Technical Report (R-282)
J. Pearl

Thursday, December 02, 2004


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Wednesday, December 01, 2004

All the required literature will be available here. They can also be seen in printed form in the seminar file.

  1. Boutilier, Craig and Becher, Verónica: Abduction as Belief Revision. Artificial Intelligence Journal 77(1) , 1995, 4343-94 ps
  2. Chopra, Samir, Ghose, Aditya, and Meyer, Thomas: Non-prioritised Ranked Belief Change, Journal of Philosophical Logic 32(4), 2003, 417-443. pdf
  3. Chopra, Samir und Pagnucco, Maurice: Introduction to AGM Approach I & II. Slides. I II
  4. Friedman, Nir and Halpern, Joseph Y.: Belief Revision: A Critique. Journal of Logic, Language, and Information 8, 199 9, 401-420. pdf
  5. Garson, James: Modal Logic. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy,
  6. Gärdenfors, Peter: Belief Revision: An Introduction, in: Gärdenfors (ed.), Belief Revision, Cambridge University Press, 1992. pdf
  7. Gillies, Anthony S.: Two More Dogmas of Belief Revision: Justification and Justified Belief Change, draft, 2003. pdf
  8. Halpern, Joseph Y.: Plausibility Measures: A General Approachg For Representing Uncertainty. Proceedings of the 17th International Joint Conference on AI (IJCAI 2001), 2001, 1474-1483. pdf
  9. Hansson, Sven Ove: A Survey of Non-Prioritized Belief Revision, Erkenntnis 50, 1999, 413-427.
  10. Hansson, Sven Ove: Ten Philosophical Problems in Belief Revision. Journal of Logic and Computation 13, 2003, 37-49. pdf
  11. Pagnucco, Maurice: Belief Change Introduction. Slides, 1998. pdf
  12. Pagnucco, Maurice: Belief Change via Preference. Slides, 1998. pdf
  13. Pagnucco, Maurice: Belief Change and Non-monotonic Reasoning. Slides, 1998. pdf
  14. Pagnucco, Maurice: Current Research and Advanced Topics. Slides, 1998. pdf
  15. Ryan, Mark and Schobbens, Pierre-Yves: Belief Revision and Verisimilitude. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 36(1) pdf
  16. Spohn, Wolfgang: Laws, Ceteris Paribus Conditions and the Dynamics of Belief. in: Erkenntnis, 2002. pdf
  17. Spohn, Wolfgang. Deterministic Causation, in: W. Spohn, M. Ledwig, M. Esfeld, (eds.), Current Issues in Causation, Mentis, Paderborn 2001, pp. 21-46; also in: Forschungsberichte der DFG-Forschergruppe Logik in der Philosophie No. 48. pdf
  18. Spohn, Wolfgang: Ranking Functions, AGM Style, in: B. Hansson, S. Halldén, N.-E. Sahlin, W. Rabinowicz (eds.), Internet Festschrift for Peter Gärdenfors, Lund 1999; also in: Forschungsberichte der DFG-Forschergruppe Logik in der Philosophie No. 28. pdf
  19. Spohn, Wolfgang: Ordinal Conditional Functions: A Dynamic Theory of Epistemic States, in: W.L. Harper, B. Skyrms (eds.), Causation in Decision, Belief Change, and Statistics, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 105-134. (pdf, 11MB!) 1 2 3
  20. Spohn, Wolfgang: Belief Change, Unpublished draft manuscript, 2004. Ch 1, Ch 2, Ch 3, Ch 4, Ch 5.
  21. Wobcke, Wayne: Belief Revision, Conditional Logic and Nonmonotonic Reasoning. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, 36, 55-102. pdf

Saturday, May 29, 2004

In this blog, I would be writing mainly some thing related to the Belief revision and causality.