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#1 2011-08-26 01:05:08

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i found a cool new thingy associated with logic called inference.does anyone know anything on this topic?

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#2 2011-09-19 08:18:22

Registered: 2011-09-19
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Re: Inference!

When you pass from a statement or set of statements to a new statement by logical deduction, you are said to infer the new statement. Example:

(i) All dogs have four legs.
(ii) Rover is a dog.
(ii) Therefore Rover has four legs.

The last statement is an inference from the first two.


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