PP-2006-38: Optimality, Belief and Preference

PP-2006-38: de Jongh, Dick and Liu, Fenrong (2006) Optimality, Belief and Preference. [Report]

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Abstract

We define preference in terms of a constraint sequence, a concept from optimality theory. In case agents only have incomplete information, beliefs are introduced. We propose three definitions to describe dierent procedures agents may follow to get a preference relation using the incomplete information. Changes of preference are explored w.r.t their sources: changes of the constraint sequence, and changes in beliefs.

Item Type: Report
Report Nr: PP-2006-38
Series Name: Prepublication (PP) Series
Year: 2006
Uncontrolled Keywords: Optimality; Preference; Belief; Constraint sequence
Depositing User: fenrong
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2016 14:36
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2016 14:36
URI: https://eprints.illc.uva.nl/id/eprint/213

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