Dynamic Epistemic Logic is the logic of knowledge change. This book provides various logics to support such formal specifications, including proof systems. Concrete examples and epistemic puzzles enliven the exposition. The book also offers exercises with answers. It is suitable for graduate courses in logic. Many examples, exercises, and thorough completeness proofs and expressivity results are included. A companion web page offers slides for lecturers and exams for further practice.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 970 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 16 mm
Edition: 2008 ed.
From the reviews:
"I am very glad to see that three people so active in this area of knowledge update are bringing out this book. It should be of great help to graduate students as well as established researchers." Rohit Parikh, Distinguished Professor, City University of New York
"The book exhaustively establishes the 2006 state of the art in the DEL, and provides relevant pointers towards the artificial intelligence and theoretical computer science literature. Such a collection did not exist up to now for that dynamic extension of EL, and the book therefore fills a gap. As such it is a precious and highly welcome tool for researchers in all these fields. It is moreover very well-written: the relevant concepts are explained in detail and illustrated by means of examples ... ." (Andreas Herzig, Studia Logica, Vol. 89, 2008)
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