Boolean algebras with an automorphism group: a framework for Łukasiewicz logic
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Title: | Boolean algebras with an automorphism group: a framework for Łukasiewicz logic | |
Journal: | Journal of Multiple-Valued Logic and Soft Computing | |
Volume | 14 | |
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Pages: | 51 - 67 | |
Year: | 2008 |
Abstract
We introduce a framework within which reasoning according to Lukasiewicz logic can be represented. We consider a separable Boolean algebra $ \mathcal B $ endowed with a (certain type of) group $ G $ of automorphisms; the pair $ ({\mathcal B},G) $ will be called a Boolean ambiguity algebra. $ \mathcal B $ is meant to model a system of crisp properties; $ G $ is meant to express uncertainty about these properties.
We define fuzzy propositions as subsets of $ \mathcal B $ which are, most importantly, closed under the action of $ G $. By defining a conjunction and implication for pairs of fuzzy propositions in an appropriate manner, we are led to the algebraic structure characteristic for Lukasiewicz logic.