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Table 3 Description of abbreviations used in the model

From: Modelling the effect of religion on human empathy based on an adaptive temporal–causal network model

Abbreviation Description
ws W
W: prayer s i ; God-image i ; Godaction a i ; Godemotion b i ; d i
A world state W
ss W
W: prayer s i ; God-image i ; Godaction a i ; Godemotion b i ; d i
Sensor state for W
srs X
X: God,image i ; God, a i ;
God, b i ; d i ; e i
Sensory representation state for X
ps Y
Y: c i , d i , s i
Preparation state for executing Y
\({\text{os}}_{{God,a{}_{i},e_{i} }}\) Ownership state for God of action a i and effect e i
\({\text{os}}_{{Self,c_{i} ,b_{i} ,e_{i} }}\) Ownership state for the Self of action c i , effect e i and emotion b i
\({\text{os}}_{{God,b{}_{i},e_{i} }}\) Ownership state for God of emotion b i and effect e i
\({\text{os}}_{{Self,d{}_{i},e_{i} }}\) Ownership state for the Self of emotion d i and effect e i
es Y
Y: c i ; b i ; s i
Execution state for Y: executing c i or expressing b i or s i
\({\text{fs}}_{{b_{i} }}\) Feeling state for b i
gs h Goal state for h
gfs h Goal fulfillment state for h