modal logics

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  • Epistemic modal logic — is a subfield of modal logic that is concerned with reasoning about knowledge. While epistemology has a long philosophical tradition dating back to Ancient Greece, epistemic logic is a much more recent development with applications in many fields …   Wikipedia

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  • Dynamic logic (modal logic) — For the subject in digital electronics also known as clocked logic, see dynamic logic (digital electronics). Dynamic logic is an extension of modal logic originally intended for reasoning about computer programs and later applied to more general… …   Wikipedia

  • T-norm fuzzy logics — are a family of non classical logics, informally delimited by having a semantics which takes the real unit interval [0, 1] for the system of truth values and functions called t norms for permissible interpretations of conjunction. They are mainly …   Wikipedia

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