Handbook of Modal Logic

Handbook of Modal Logic

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The Handbook of Modal Logic contains 20 articles, which collectively introduce contemporary modal logic, survey current research, and indicate the way in which the field is developing. The articles survey the field from a wide variety of perspectives: the underling theory is explored in depth, modern computational approaches are treated, and six major applications areas of modal logic (in Mathematics, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, Game Theory, and Philosophy) are surveyed. The book contains both well-written expository articles, suitable for beginners approaching the subject for the first time, and advanced articles, which will help those already familiar with the field to deepen their expertise. Please visit: http://people.uleth.ca/~woods/RedSeriesPromo_WP/PubSLPR.html - Compact modal logic reference - Computational approaches fully discussed - Contemporary applications of modal logic covered in depthFinally, a third independent rediscovery of modal notions occurred in economic game theory. ... with studies of beliefs and preferences in modal languages, and the development of dynamic logics of actions that can change modal attitudes as anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Modal Logic
Author:Patrick Blackburn, Johan F.A.K. van Benthem, Frank Wolter
Publisher:Elsevier - 2006-11-03


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