Belief functions versus probability functions

  • Philippe Smets
Evidence Combination
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 313)


Probability Function Bayesian Model Basic Belief Belief Function Credal State 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philippe Smets
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  1. 1.IRIDIA, Université Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium

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