Point

A statement made in the Negation Game, representing a belief

Conviction

A stake placed on a Point by players to represent their belief in the Point

Credence

Credence: The score calculated for Points by the algorithm. It's intended as a measure of how defensible a Point's belief is.

Counterpoint

The negation relationship from a Point to another Point, attacking that belief and reducing it's credence. Implicates a mutual negation relationship

Objection

The link between a Point and a Negation. Represents the questioning of the relevance of that Negation.

Negation

The link between a Point and another Point or between a Point and a Negation.

Relevance

The score calculated for a negation link. Represents how relevant the relationship is between the two endpoints, and modulates how much impact one can have over the other.

Slashing

Slashing is a mechanism that allows a player to remove his conviction from a Point by paying a slashing fee. That fee is shared between the stakers of direct counterpoints of that Point

Error Bounty

A player makes a statement that this point would change their mind if it were true. They get extra influence for doing so. They can then voluntarily slash. Error bounty could also be referred to as “betting against a point”