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Example `Pet Holder'

This section formalizes the realistic example of [2] with RELFUN's uncertainty-valued Horn clauses.

In German law, the owner of a pet is not always liable for the damage caused by his pet. The pet holder, who can be the owner, the horseman, the buyer, the finder of a deserted pet, and so on, is responsible. The problem is, that there is no sharp definition of `pet holder', so a judge has to decide with common sense who is the `pet holder'.



Harold Boley & Victoria Hall (hall@dfki.uni-kl.de)