Knowledge does not necessarily exist only within a single agent; it may exist collectively within a number of agents combined together (cf. the wisdom of the crowd), and this sort of knowledge is called distributed knowledge. In light of bounded rationality and uncertainty, distributed knowledge can be incomplete, and there may be gradations in the certainty of distributed knowledge, that is, knowledge may be distributed within a system of agents up to some degree of certainty only. Fagin,...[Show more]
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