It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

- All Categories 2.2K
- Applied Category Theory Course 352
- Applied Category Theory Seminar 4
- Exercises 149
- Discussion Groups 49
- How to Use MathJax 15
- Chat 479
- Azimuth Code Project 108
- News and Information 145
- Azimuth Blog 149
- Azimuth Forum 29
- Azimuth Project 189
- - Strategy 108
- - Conventions and Policies 21
- - Questions 43
- Azimuth Wiki 711
- - Latest Changes 701
- - - Action 14
- - - Biodiversity 8
- - - Books 2
- - - Carbon 9
- - - Computational methods 38
- - - Climate 53
- - - Earth science 23
- - - Ecology 43
- - - Energy 29
- - - Experiments 30
- - - Geoengineering 0
- - - Mathematical methods 69
- - - Meta 9
- - - Methodology 16
- - - Natural resources 7
- - - Oceans 4
- - - Organizations 34
- - - People 6
- - - Publishing 4
- - - Reports 3
- - - Software 21
- - - Statistical methods 2
- - - Sustainability 4
- - - Things to do 2
- - - Visualisation 1
- General 39

Options

## Comments

I think it would look like a preorder, except that some edges (necessarily between different objects) would be labelled as "maybe" and all paths that include a "maybe" edge should be counted as "maybe", too. For example, if we are dealing with a set of propositions and we interpret edges (or lack thereof) as "there is no proof/there may be a proof/there is a proof", then there would be a proof between two propositions linked by a path of "yes" edges, there may be a proof between two propositions linked only by a path of "yes" and (at least one) "maybe" edges, and there is no proof otherwise (i.e., "no" means "no edges").

`I think it would look like a preorder, except that some edges (necessarily between different objects) would be labelled as "maybe" and all paths that include a "maybe" edge should be counted as "maybe", too. For example, if we are dealing with a set of propositions and we interpret edges (or lack thereof) as "there is no proof/there may be a proof/there is a proof", then there would be a proof between two propositions linked by a path of "yes" edges, there may be a proof between two propositions linked only by a path of "yes" and (at least one) "maybe" edges, and there is no proof otherwise (i.e., "no" means "no edges").`

It provides a sort of fuzzy logic, answers to "is it possible?" where "maybe" is an allowed answer.

`It provides a sort of fuzzy logic, answers to "is it possible?" where "maybe" is an allowed answer.`