# Goal driven theorem proving using conceptual graphs and Peirce logic

by John Edward Heaton

Written in English

## Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.) - Loughborough University of Technology, 1994.

 ID Numbers Statement by John Edward Heaton. Open Library OL17183141M

Introduction. What is Logic? which is a slightly different version of the first part. The following letter sent to his student Christine Ladd-Franklin and dated Nov. , gives the approximate date of the Ms. In: Charles S. Peirce at the Johns Hopkins, The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology, and . Logic Based Verification, Hoare Logic & Model Checking. 12 minute read. Published: Ap Mostly notes from Spring UC Davis PHI Modal logic course and my reading of two books: “calculus of computation” and “logic in computer science”, and some papers on Bounded Model Checking and the NuSMV tutorial. Full text of "Conceptual structures: broadening the base: 9th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS , Stanford, CA, USA, July August 3, proceedings" See other formats. In mathematics model theory is the study of (classes of) mathematical structures such as groups fields graphs or even models of set theory using tools from mathematical logic. Model theory has close ties to algebra and universal algebra This article focuses on finitary first order model theory of infinite structures.

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Abstract. This paper deals with some aspects of the history of C. Peirce's Existential Graphs. In his construction of this graphical method during – Peirce was motivated by some interesting considerations regarding diagrammatical by: 8.

CGs to FCA Including Peirce's Cuts. June ; Goal driven theorem proving using conceptual graphs and Peirce logic. the first of their kind for Peirce logic and conceptual graphs, allow. An Introduction to Conceptual Graphs. suitable for a goal driven approach to theorem proving, is developed from Peirce's beta rules.

the first of their kind for Peirce logic and conceptual Author: Simon Polovina. Enhancing the Initial Requirements Capture of Multi-Agent Systems Through Conceptual Graphs Heaton, J.E.: Goal Driven Theorem Proving Using Conceptual Graphs and Peirce Logic () Enhancing the Initial Requirements Capture of Multi-Agent Systems Through Conceptual Graphs.

In: Dau F., Mugnier ML., Stumme G. (eds) Conceptual Structures Cited by: 8. Conceptual structures can be used to augment human intelligence by facilitating knowledge integration, de- sion making, the creation of intelligent software systems and the exploration of implicit structures.

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Hartley and Michael J. Coombs (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces) Abstract Problem solving is an analog to scientific method, wherein abduction and deduction operate in a cyclic fashion to generate and refine a series of hypotheses that purport to explain the observed by: One of these books was the book of John Sowa, "Conceptual Structures: Information Processing in Mind and Machines, " In this book, Sowa proposed Conceptual Graph (CG) Theory as a foundation for "high cognition".

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John Sowa proposed a diagrammatic representation for higher order logic, conceptual graphs, in [11]. There is a current effort to implement a system which uses Peirce's diagrammatic logic in conjunction with Sowa's. This system is more of a theorem proving environment than a programming language environment.

Bibliography. The most important work from the early s was in formal logic, and Studies in Logic, a book of essays by Peirce and his students at Johns Hopkins, contained the Peircean version of the logic of quantification – which provided the key to solving his problems about reference.

to fuse empiricism with a logic-based rationalism, as well as the behaviorist psychologist B. Skinner. Pragmatism, as proposed by Peirce [60] and James [38], suggests that the meaning of a doctrine is the same as the practical e ects of adopting it and contend that beliefs are true if they work satisfactorily in the widest sense of the word [1].

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Pragmatism. Pragmatism was a philosophical tradition that originated in the United States around The most important of the ‘classical pragmatists’ were Charles Sanders Peirce (–), William James (–) and John Dewey (–). Also abduction. A form of logical inference which starts with an observation or set of observations then seeks to find the simplest and most likely explanation.

This process, unlike deductive reasoning, yields a plausible conclusion but does not positively verify it. abductive inference, or retroduction abstract data type A mathematical model for data types, where a data type is defined by.

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