• (verb): Guess correctly; solve by guessing.
    Synonyms: guess
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on infer:

Intuitionistic Logic - Syntax - Hilbert-style Calculus
... logic, the inference rule is modus ponens MP from and infer and the axioms are THEN-1 THEN-2 AND-1 AND-2 AND-3 OR-1 OR-2 OR-3 FALSE To make this a ...
Propositional Calculus - Example 2. Natural Deduction System
... The first nine simply state that we can infer certain wffs from other wffs ... to be part of the set of inferred formulae to see if we can infer a certain other formula ... Reductio ad absurdum (negation introduction) From and, infer ...
... segments record a detection is then used to infer where the particle passed through hodoscope ... If a segment measures some significant amount of light, the experimenter can infer that a particle passed through that segment ... be determined, which then can be used to infer information about the original particle's energy ...
Self-knowledge (psychology) - Sources of Self-Knowledge - The Psychological World - Self-Perception Processes
... When this occurs, they infer the causes of their behavior by analyzing their behavior in the context in which it occurred ... observer, an observer who must necessarily rely upon those same external cues to infer the individual's inner states." (Bem, 1972, p.2) The theory has been applied to a wide range of phenomena ... Under particular conditions, people have been shown to infer their attitudes, emotions, and motives, in the same manner described by the theory ...
Negation - Rules of Inference
... primitive rules of inference negation introduction (from a derivation of p to both q and ¬q, infer ¬p this rule also being called reductio ad absurdum), negation ... Together with double negation elimination one may infer our originally formulated rule, namely that anything follows from an absurdity ...

More definitions of "infer":

  • (verb): Conclude by reasoning; in logic.
    Synonyms: deduce
  • (verb): Believe to be the case.
    Synonyms: understand

Famous quotes containing the word infer:

    Language disguises the thought; so that from the external form of the clothes one cannot infer the form of the thought they clothe, because the external form of the clothes is constructed with quite another object than to let the form of the body be recognized.
    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951)