Special Issue "Logic, Inference, Probability and Paradox"
A special issue of Philosophies (ISSN 2409-9287).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2017).
Interests: Bayesian inference; foundations of statistics; significance measures; evidence; logic and epistemology of significance measures
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Interests: logic foundations of probability and posibility; probabilistic reasoning; philosophy of probability; combinatorics and probability
Interests: Bayesian inference; probabilistic reasoning; logic foundations of probability; interpretations of probability; statistical models
Reasoning with uncertain knowledge is a growing area of interest, involving several tendencies, such as reasoning with non-standard theories of probability (e.g., theories of probability based on non-classical logics) and combining argumentation systems, is more qualitative in nature, with probabilities or probabilistic semantics. All such tendencies and areas of investigation are naturally generalized to possibility systems and other credal calculi. This poses new and intriguing questions on the philosophy of probability and credal calculi in general, amplifying the discussions around the correct formal theories of probability and on the interpretations of probability, among the classical, logical, frequentist, propensity, and subjectivist (and possibly others). Dilemmas and paradoxes in probabilities and credal calculi are also a relevant area of research. This Special Issue intends to contribute to the state-of-the-art of such research topics by gathering together the contribution of authors in interconnected areas including logical, mathematical and conceptual aspects.
Prof. Dr. Julio Michael Stern
Prof. Dr. Walter Alexandre Carnielli
Dr. Juliana Bueno-Soler
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- interpretations of probability, possibility and other credal calculi
- philosophy of probability, possibility and other credal calculi
- probabilistic and possibilistic argumentation and inference
- probability, possibility and uncertain reasoning
- paradoxes in probability, possibility and other credal calculi