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The Dynamics of Judicial Proof : Computation, Logic, and Common Sense, Hardback Book

The Dynamics of Judicial Proof : Computation, Logic, and Common Sense Hardback

Edited by Marilyn MacCrimmon, Peter Tillers

Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing series

Description

Fact finding in judicial proceedings is a dynamic process.

This collection of papers considers whether computational methods or other formal logical methods developed in disciplines such as artificial intelligence, decision theory, and probability theory can facilitate the study and management of dynamic evidentiary and inferential processes in litigation.

The papers gathered here have several epicenters, including (i) the dynamics of judicial proof, (ii) the relationship between artificial intelligence or formal analysis and "common sense," (iii) the logic of factual inference, including (a) the relationship between causality and inference and (b) the relationship between language and factual inference, (iv) the logic of discovery, including the role of abduction and serendipity in the process of investigation and proof of factual matters, and (v) the relationship between decision and inference.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 494 pages, 5 Tables, black and white; XIX, 494 p.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Systems of law
  • ISBN: 9783790814590

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