A formalism for causal explanations with an Answer Set Programming translation

Yves Moinard 1
1 DREAM - Diagnosing, Recommending Actions and Modelling
Inria Rennes – Bretagne Atlantique , IRISA-D7 - GESTION DES DONNÉES ET DE LA CONNAISSANCE
Abstract : We examine the practicality for a user of using Answer Set Programming (ASP) for representing logical formalisms. Our example is a formalism aiming at capturing causal explanations from causal information. We show the naturalness and relative efficiency of this translation job. We are interested in the ease for writing an ASP program. Limitations of the earlier systems made that in practice, the ``declarative aspect'' was more theoretical than practical. We show how recent improvements in working ASP systems facilitate the translation.
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Yves Moinard. A formalism for causal explanations with an Answer Set Programming translation. 4th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering & Management (KSEM 2010), Sep 2010, Belfast, United Kingdom. ⟨inria-00511093⟩

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