Theory Discovery and Hypothesis Language
journal contributionposted on 01.06.1988 by Kevin T. Kelly
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This paper develops a framework in which to compare the discovery problems determined by a wide range of distinct hypothesis languages. Twelve theorems are presented which provide a comprehensive picture of the solvability of these problems according to four intuitively motivated criteria of scientific success.