Cognitively Plausible Heuristics to Tackle the Computational Complexity of Abductive Reasoning

Olivier Fischer


The work described in my Ph.D. dissertation (Fischer 1991)1 merges computational and cognitive investigations of abductive reasoning. It is the outcome of seven years of research focusing on abductive explanation generation and involving the departments of computer and information science, industrial and systems engineering, pathology, and allied medical professions at The Ohio State University.

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