Qualitative reasoning under uncertainty with symbolic probabilities

  • Daniel Pacholczyk
  • Gilles Hunault
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1137)


We have presented a model of Qualitative Reasoning under uncertain information based upon a Symbolic Probability Theory. We have illustrated the fact that, in situations where the classical Probabilities are ill adapted, our model works simply and gives results that conform to the human intuition. We also gave evidence that the results remain coherent when the size of the graduation scales varies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Pacholczyk
    • 1
  • Gilles Hunault
    • 2
  1. 1.LERIA - Faculté des SciencesUniversité d'AngersFrance
  2. 2.LERIA - Faculté des SciencesUniversité d'AngersAngers Cedex

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