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Author Bertossi, L.
Title Specifying and computing causes for query answers in databases via database repairs and repair-programs Type
Year 2021 Publication Knowledge And Information Systems Abbreviated Journal Knowl. Inf. Syst.
Volume 63 Issue Pages 199231
Keywords Causality; Databases; Repairs; Constraints; Answer-set programming
Abstract There is a recently established correspondence between database tuples as causes for query answers in databases and tuple-based repairs of inconsistent databases with respect to denial constraints. In this work, answer-set programs that specify database repairs are used as a basis for solving computational and reasoning problems around causality in databases, including causal responsibility. Furthermore, causes are introduced also at the attribute level by appealing to an attribute-based repair semantics that uses null values. Corresponding repair-programs are introduced, and used as a basis for computation and reasoning about attribute-level causes. The answer-set programs are extended in order to capture causality under integrity constraints.
Address [Bertossi, Leopoldo] Adolfo Ibanez Univ, Fac Engn & Sci, Santiago, Chile, Email: leopoldo.bertossi@uai.cl
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Publisher Springer London Ltd Place of Publication Editor
Language English Summary Language Original Title
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Series Volume Series Issue Edition
ISSN 0219-1377 ISBN Medium
Area Expedition Conference
Notes WOS:000584967200001 Approved
Call Number UAI @ alexi.delcanto @ Serial 1258
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