Subjective Logic

A Formalism for Reasoning Under Uncertainty

  • Audun Jøsang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  17. Back Matter
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About this book


This is the first comprehensive treatment of subjective logic and all its operations. The author developed the approach, and in this book he first explains subjective opinions, opinion representation, and decision-making under vagueness and uncertainty, and he then offers a full definition of subjective logic, harmonising the key notations and formalisms, concluding with chapters on trust networks and subjective Bayesian networks, which when combined form general subjective networks. The author shows how real-world situations can be realistically modelled with regard to how situations are perceived, with conclusions that more correctly reflect the ignorance and uncertainties that result from partially uncertain input arguments.

The book will help researchers and practitioners to advance, improve and apply subjective logic to build powerful artificial reasoning models and tools for solving real-world problems. A good grounding in discrete mathematics is a prerequisite.


Bayesian Networks Belief Mathematical Logic Probability Theory Reasoning Stochastic Processes Trust Uncertainty

Authors and affiliations

  • Audun Jøsang
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  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-42335-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-42337-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2365-3051
  • Series Online ISSN 2365-306X
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