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DOI: 10.4230/DagSemProc.07122.9
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Boella, Guido ; da Costa Pereira, CĂ©lia ; Pigozzi, Gabriella ; Tettamanzi, Andrea ; van der Torre, Leendert

Choosing Your Beliefs

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This paper presents and discusses a novel approach to indeterministic
belief revision. An indeterministic belief revision operator assumes
that, when an agent is confronted with a new piece of information, it
can revise its belief sets in more than one way. We define a rational
agent not only in terms of what it believes but also of what it desires
and wants to achieve. Hence, we propose that the agent's goals play a
role in the choice of (possibly) one of the several available revision
options. Properties of the new belief revision mechanism are also

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  author =	{Boella, Guido and da Costa Pereira, C\'{e}lia and Pigozzi, Gabriella and Tettamanzi, Andrea and van der Torre, Leendert},
  title =	{{Choosing Your Beliefs}},
  booktitle =	{Normative Multi-agent Systems},
  pages =	{1--18},
  series =	{Dagstuhl Seminar Proceedings (DagSemProc)},
  ISSN =	{1862-4405},
  year =	{2007},
  volume =	{7122},
  editor =	{Guido Boella and Leon van der Torre and Harko Verhagen},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{},
  URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-9386},
  doi =		{10.4230/DagSemProc.07122.9},
  annote =	{Keywords: Rational agents, indeterministic belief revision, qualitative decision theory}

Keywords: Rational agents, indeterministic belief revision, qualitative decision theory
Collection: 07122 - Normative Multi-agent Systems
Issue Date: 2007
Date of publication: 12.03.2007

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