Deontic Logic and Artificial Normative Systems: 8th International Workshop on Deontic Logic in Computer Science, DEON 2006, Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 12-14, 2006, Proceedings

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Springer Science & Business Media, Jun 29, 2006 - Computers - 271 pages
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This volume presents the papers contributed to DEON 2006, the 8th Inter- tional Workshop on Deontic Logic in Computer Science, held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 12–14, 2006. These biennial DEON (more properly, ?EON) workshops are designed to promote international cooperation among scholars across disciplines who are interested in deontic logic and its use in computer science. They support research that links the formal-logical study of normative concepts and normative systems with computer science, arti?cial intelligence, philosophy, organization theory, and law. Papers for these workshops might address such general themes as the dev- opment of formal systems of deontic logic and related areas of logic, such as logics of action and agency, or the formal analysis of all sorts of normative concepts, such as the notions of rule, role, regulation, authority, power, rights, respon- bility, etc. , or the formal representation of legal knowledge. They might also be more concerned with applications, such as the formal speci?cation of systems for the management of bureaucratic processes in public or private administration, or the speci?cation of database integrity constraints or computer security protocols, and more. Of particular interest is the interaction between computer systems and their users. (The DEON 2006 website, http://www. cs. uu. nl/deon2006/,c- tains links to previous workshops and their papers. This history reveals a vibrant interdisciplinary research program.
 

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Contents

Roles Countsas and Deontic and Action Logics
1
Norms and Electronic Institutions
2
Emotion Models for Situated Normative Systems?
6
Addressing Moral Problems Through Practical Reasoning
8
A Logical Architecture of a Normative System
24
Delegation of Power in Normative Multiagent Systems
36
Strategic Deontic Temporal Logic as a Reduction to ATL with an Application to Chisholms Scenario
53
Acting with an End in Sight
69
On the Normative Aspect of Signalling Conventions
149
Nonmonotonicity and Algorithms
161
Conflicting Obligations in Multiagent Deontic Logic
175
Intermediate Concepts in Normative Systems
187
Propositional Quantifiers in Deontic Logic
201
Assessing the Fulfillment of Commitments in Terms of Strategies
210
The Deontic Component of Action Language nC+
222
A Complete and Decidable Axiomatisation for Deontic Interpreted Systems
238

A StateEvent Temporal Deontic Logic
85
Speech Acts with Institutional Effects in Agent Societies
101
Classification or Constitution? An Answer Using Modal Logic
115
Dont Ever Do That LongTerm Duties in PDeL
131
Sequences Obligations and the ContrarytoDuty Paradox
255
Author Index
272
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LOU GOBLE is Professor of Philosophy at Willamette University. He has published numerous articles in philosophical logic in various anthologies and journals such as "Journal of Philosophical Logic," "Logique et Analyse," "Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic," and other more general philosophy journals.

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