Inquiry Calculus

Using the algebra of questions developed by Knuth [2002, 2004, 2005] we, at KCL, are working on to develop the Inquiry calculus.

References

  1. Knuth K.H. 2002. What is a question? In: C. Williams (ed.), Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Moscow ID 2002, AIP Conference Proceedings 659, American Institute of Physics, Melville NY, pp. 227-242. (arXiv)
  2. Knuth K.H. 2004. Measuring questions: Relevance and its relation to entropy. In: R. Fischer, V. Dose, R. Preuss, U. v. Toussaint (eds.), Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Garching, Germany 2004, AIP Conference Proceedings 735, American Institute of Physics, Melville NY, pp. 517-524. (arXiv)
  3. Knuth K.H. 2005. Toward question-asking machines: The logic of questions and the inquiry calculus. Tenth International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS 2005), Barbados. (PDF)