Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty: 10th European Conference, ECSQARU 2009, Verona, Italy, July 1-3, 2009, Proceedings

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Claudio Sossai, Gaetano Chemello
Springer Science & Business Media, Jun 19, 2009 - Computers - 936 pages
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This volume contains the papers presented at the 20th International Conference onAlgorithmicLearningTheory(ALT2009), whichwasheldinPorto, Portugal, October 3-5, 2009. The conference was co-located with the 12th International ConferenceonDiscoveryScience (DS 2009). The technicalprogramof ALT 2009 contained 26 papers selected from 60 submissions, and 5 invited talks. The - vited talks were presented during the joint sessions of both conferences. ALT 2009 was the 20th in the ALT conference series, established in Japan in 1990. The series Analogical and Inductive Inference is a predecessor of this series: it was held in 1986, 1989 and 1992, co-located with ALT in 1994, and subsequently mergedwith ALT. ALT maintains its strong connections to Japan, but has also been held in other countries, such as Australia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Singapore, Spain, and the USA. The ALT series is supervised by its Ste- ingCommittee: NaokiAbe(IBMThomasJ. WatsonResearchCenter, Yorktown, USA), Shai Ben-David (University of Waterloo, Canada), Phil Long (Google, Mountain View, USA), Gabor Lugosi (Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain), Akira Maruoka (Ishinomaki Senshu University, Japan), Takeshi Shi- hara (Kyushu Institute of Technology, Iizuka, Japan), Frank Stephan (National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore), Einoshin Suzuki (Kyushu U- versity, Fukuoka, Japan), Eiji Takimoto (Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan), GyorgyTuran (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, and University of Szeged, Hungary), Osamu Watanabe (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan), Thomas Zeugmann (Chair, Hokkaido University, Japan), and Sandra Zilles (Publicity Chair, University of Regina, Canada). The ALT web pages have been set up (together with Frank Balbach and Jan Poland) and are maintained by Thomas Zeugmann.
 

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Contents

Fuzzy and Bipolar Mathematical Morphology Applications in Spatial Reasoning
1
From Deductive Fuzzy Logic to LogicBased Fuzzy Mathematics
14
Conditionals and Independence in ManyValued Logics
16
Inference from Multinomial Data Based on a MLEDominance Criterion
22
Local Computation Schemes with Partially Ordered Preferences
34
Inference in Hybrid Bayesian Networks with Deterministic Variables
46
Extracting the Core of a Persuasion Dialog to Evaluate Its Quality
59
On Revising ArgumentationBased Decision Systems
71
Hidden OneDependence Estimator
481
On the Effectiveness of Diversity When Training Multiple Classifier Systems
493
On the Use of Clustering in Possibilistic Decision Tree Induction
505
When in Doubt Be Indecisive
518
Acyclic Directed Graphs to Represent Conditional Independence Models
530
A Qualitative Point of View
542
Integrated Likelihood in a Finitely Additive Setting
554
Triangulation Heuristics for BN2O Networks
566

Encompassing Attacks to Attacks in Abstract Argumentation Frameworks
83
Some Mechanisms and Conditions for Their Coincidence
95
Abstraction Principles and the Grounded Extension
107
An Algorithm for Generating Arguments in Classical Predicate Logic
119
Modelling Argument Accrual in Possibilistic Defeasible Logic Programming
131
Handling Arguments in FOL Fragments
144
Probability Density Estimation by Perturbing and Combining Tree Structured Markov Networks
156
Integrating Ontological Knowledge for Iterative Causal Discovery and Visualization
168
Binary Probability Trees for Bayesian Networks Inference
180
Marginals of DAGIsomorphic Independence Models
192
The Probabilistic Interpretation of ModelBased Diagnosis
204
Simplifying Learning in Nonrepetitive Dynamic Bayesian Networks
216
SurpriseBased Qualitative Probabilistic Networks
228
Maximum Likelihood Learning of Conditional MTE Distributions
240
A Generalization of the Pignistic Transform for Partial Bet
252
Using Logic to Understand Relations between DSmT and DempsterShafer Theory
264
Complexes of Outer Consonant Approximations
275
The Intersection Probability and Its Properties
287
Can the Minimum Rule of Possibility Theory Be Extended to Belief Functions?
299
Capacity Refinements and Their Application to Qualitative Decision Evaluation
311
Belief Functions and Cluster Ensembles
323
Upper Probabilities Attainable by Distributions of Measurable Selections
335
Merging Qualitative Constraints Networks Using Propositional Logic
347
DistanceBased Semantics for CStructure Belief Revision
359
Merging Belief Bases Represented by Logic Programs
371
Knowledge Base Stratification and Merging Based on Degree of Support
383
Using Transfinite Ordinal Conditional Functions
396
The Nonarchimedean Polynomials and Merging of Stratified Knowledge Bases
408
Encoding the Revision of Partially Preordered Information in Answer Set Programming
421
A DistanceBased Operator to Revising Ontologies in DL 𝓢𝓗𝓞𝓠
434
An Experimental Study about Simple Decision Trees for Bagging Ensemble on Datasets with Classification Noise
446
Incremental Maintenance of Frequent Itemsets in Evidential Databases
457
A Bayesian Random Split to Build Ensembles of Classification Trees
469
A Default Logic Patch for Default Logic
578
A Note on Cumulative Stereotypical Reasoning
590
Realizing Default Logic over Description Logic Knowledge Bases
602
Dealing Automatically with Exceptions by Introducing Specificity in ASP
614
Generalised Label Semantics as a Model of Epistemic Vagueness
626
Handling Analogical Proportions in Classical Logic and Fuzzy Logics Settings
638
Qualitative Possibilities and Necessities
651
Probabilistic Reasoning by SAT Solvers
663
Supporting Fuzzy Rough Sets in Fuzzy Description Logics
676
Possibilistic Measures Taking Their Values in Spaces Given by InclusionClosed Fragments of PowerSets
688
Different Representations of Fuzzy Vectors
700
Methodology and a Case Study
712
Application to Diabetes Analysis
724
Brain Tumor Segmentation Using Support Vector Machines
736
Ensemble Learning for Multisource Information Fusion
748
Bayesian Belief Network for Tsunami Warning Decision Support
757
Antidivision Queries with Ordinal Layered Preferences
769
Predicting Stock and Portfolio Returns Using Mixtures of Truncated Exponentials
781
Nondeterministic Distance Semantics for Handling Incomplete and Inconsistent Data
793
A Simple Modal Logic for Reasoning about Revealed Beliefs
805
Complexity and Cautiousness Results for Reasoning from Partially Preordered Belief Bases
817
A Logic for Complete Information Systems
829
An UncertaintyBased Belief Selection Method for POMDP Value Iteration
841
Optimal Threshold Policies for Multivariate StoppingTime POMDPs
850
An Evidential Measure of Risk in Evidential Markov Chains
863
Algebras of Fuzzy Sets in Logics Based on Continuous Triangular Norms
875
Soft Constraints Processing over Divisible Residuated Lattices
887
Structures
899
Gödel Logic
911
Gödel Logic
923
Author Index
935
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