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From the very beginning of their investigation of human reasoning, philosophers have identified two other forms of reasoning, besides deduction, which we now call abduction and induction. Deduction is now fairly well understood, but abduction and induction have eluded a similar level of understanding. The papers collected here address the relationship between abduction and induction and their possible integration. The approach is sometimes philosophical, sometimes that of pure logic, and some papers adopt the more task-oriented approach of AI. The book will command the attention of philosophers, logicians, AI researchers and computer scientists in general.
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Peter Flache (born 4 March 1982 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey Forward currently playing for the Straubing Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).
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