common knowledge definition

  • noun:
    • exactly what "everybody knows", frequently with regards to a certain neighborhood; something which cannot sensibly be contested.
    • A special style of understanding for a small grouping of agents, in a way that when all representatives in friends G understand p, they all know that they understand p, each of them know that all of them know that they know p, and so on ad infinitum.
    • everything typically recognized to everyone
    • What "everybody knows", frequently with reference to a particular community; something that cannot fairly be contested.
    • a particular types of knowledge for a team of agents, so that whenever all of the representatives in a group G understand p, they all know that they know p, each of them know that they all understand that they know p, and so forth ad infinitum.
    • something generally recognized to everybody else

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