Coherent bets under partially resolving uncertainty and belief functions


By considering situations of partially resolving uncertainty, a one-to-one correspondence between belief functions and coherent betting systems à la de Finetti is shown to exist.

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Jaffray, J. Coherent bets under partially resolving uncertainty and belief functions. Theor Decis 26, 99–105 (1989).

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  • decision theory
  • uncertainty
  • betting system
  • Dutch book
  • belief function