DFKI Research Report-92-59



Language: English

by Karl Schlechta, David Makinson

On Principles and Problems of Defeasible Inheritance

13 Pages


We have two aims here: First, to discuss some basic principles underlying different approaches to Defeasible Inheritance; second, to examine problems of these approaches as they already appear in quite simple diagrams. We build upon, but go beyond, the discussion in the joint paper of Touretzky, Horty, and Thomason: A Clash of Intuitions.

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