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A DECISION PROCEDURE FOR PROBABILITY CALCULUS WITH APPLICATIONS

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 June 2008

BRANDEN FITELSON*
Affiliation:
University of California – Berkeley
*
*DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, BERKELEY, CA 94720, USA. E-mail: branden@fitelson.org

Abstract

A decision procedure (PrSAT) for classical (Kolmogorov) probability calculus is presented. This decision procedure is based on an existing decision procedure for the theory of real closed fields, which has recently been implemented in Mathematica. A Mathematica implementation of PrSAT is also described, along with several applications to various non-trivial problems in the probability calculus.

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Research Article
Copyright
Copyright © Association for Symbolic Logic 2008

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