Additive functions and their application to uncertain information
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For additive functions over ordered sets, a minimum representation is given in case the ordered set has a particular deviation property. Additive functions are known to be special supermodular functions on power sets and in probability calculus, they are related to, for example, capacities and distribution functions of random sets. Their capability to encode vague information is stressed.
KeywordsDistribution Function Additive Function Minimum Representation Deviation Property Uncertain Information
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