Revisiting the Notion of Conflicting Belief Functions

Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 164)

Abstract

The problem of conflict measurement between information sources knows a regain of interest. In most works related to this issue, Dempter’s rule plays a central role. In this paper, we propose to revisit conflict from a different perspective. We do not make a priori assumption about dependencies and start from the definition of conflicting sets, studying its possible extensions to the framework of belief functions.

Keywords

Consistency Fusion Contour Function Dependence 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CNRS, UMR HeudiasycCentre de recherche de RoyallieuCompiegneFrance
  2. 2.CNRS (FR3425)CEA (iRTSV/BGE), INSERM (EDyP, U1038)GrenobleFrance

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