MoL-2013-18: Learning and Knowledge in Social Networks

MoL-2013-18: Carrington, Robert (2013) Learning and Knowledge in Social Networks. [Report]

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For most purposes, the information an agent can readily access is just as important as the agent’s knowledge. This thesis explores several approaches to reasoning about the information agents in a network can access. The first section introduces a modality for information from immediate connections, and axiomatizes the resulting epistemic logic (EAL). I also introduce and axiomatize iterated version of the logic (IAL), which considers information along multiple edges of access. I prove both of these logics complete for epistemic models equipped with an edge relation. I define and axiomatize two additional logics for access without completeness – a version with restricted access (RAL) and one extending the existing framework of epistemic friendship logic with iterated access modalities (IFL).

Item Type: Report
Report Nr: MoL-2013-18
Series Name: Master of Logic Thesis (MoL) Series
Year: 2013
Uncontrolled Keywords: Logic; Computation; Dynamic Epistemic Logic; Social Network
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2016 14:38
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2016 14:38
URI: https://eprints.illc.uva.nl/id/eprint/907

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