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Journal of Logic and Computation, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp. 295-336: Abstract.

Conditional Quantification, or Poor Man's Probability

Michiel van Lambalgen

ILLC, University of Amsterdam, Plantage Muidergracht 24, NL 1018 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands. E-mail: michiell@wins.uva.nl

We provide a logic of incomplete information of the kind which arises when there is only coarse-grained information available about values of variables. It is shown that such information can be described by a generalized quantifier analogous to conditional expectation in probability theory.

Keywords: Incomplete information, conditioning, generalized quantification, vision

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