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Possibility theory and independence

  • Luis Fariñas del Cerro
  • Andreas Herzig
Possibility Theory
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 945)

Abstract

We study the links between uncertainty and the notion of dependence. We investigate three possible definitions of dependence that are constructed from possibility measures. One of them has been proposed be Zadeh, and the two others are based on the notion of conditional possibility. We show that the latter have enough expressive power to support the whole possibility theory and that complete axiomatizations can be given.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Fariñas del Cerro
    • 1
  • Andreas Herzig
    • 1
  1. 1.I.R.I.T.- Université Paul SabatierToulouse CedexFrance

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