Non standard probabilistic and non probabilistic representations of uncertainty

  • Philippe Smets
Fundamental Issues
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 945)


Survey of the mathematical models proposed to represent quantified beliefs, and their comparison. The models considered are separated into non standard probability and non probability models, according to the fact they are based on probability theory or not. The first group concerns the upper and lower probability models, the second the possibility theory and the transferable belief model.


uncertainty belief representation probability functions upper and lower probability functions possibility functions belief functions 


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  • Philippe Smets
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  1. 1.I.R.I.D.I.A. Université Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium

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