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Upper and Lower Probabilities Induced by a Multivalued Mapping
  • A. Dempster
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Classic Works of the Dempster-Shafer Theory of…
  • 1 April 1967
A multivalued mapping from a space X to a space S carries a probability measure defined over subsets of X into a system of upper and lower probabilities over subsets of S. Some basic properties ofExpand
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Maximum likelihood from incomplete data via the EM - algorithm plus discussions on the paper
Vibratory power unit for vibrating conveyers and screens comprising an asynchronous polyphase motor, at least one pair of associated unbalanced masses disposed on the shaft of said motor, with theExpand
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A Generalization of Bayesian Inference
  • A. Dempster
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Classic Works of the Dempster-Shafer Theory of…
  • 1 July 1968
Procedures of statistical inference are described which generalize Bayesian inference in specific ways. Probability is used in such a way that in general only bounds may be placed on theExpand
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The Dempster-Shafer calculus for statisticians
  • A. Dempster
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Int. J. Approx. Reason.
  • 1 June 2008
The Dempster-Shafer (DS) theory of probabilistic reasoning is presented in terms of a semantics whereby every meaningful formal assertion is associated with a triple (p,q,r) where p is theExpand
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Max-imum Likelihood from Incomplete Data
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Maximum likelihood from incomplete observations
1,107,637. Mixing apparatus. BUSS A.G. 20 Jan., 1966 [8 Feb., 1965], No. 2594/66. Heading B1C. A worm for mixing and kneading plastic masses has interrupted vanes 9, 10, 9', 10' - - - on a shaft 2Expand
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A HIGH DIMENSIONAL TWO SAMPLE SIGNIFICANCE TEST
0. Summary. The classical multivariate 2 sample significance test based on Hotelling's T2 is undefined when the number k of variables exceeds the number of within sample degrees of freedom availableExpand
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New Methods for Reasoning Towards PosteriorDistributions Based on Sample Data
  • A. Dempster
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Classic Works of the Dempster-Shafer Theory of…
  • 1 April 1966
This paper redefines the concept of sampling from a population with a given parametric form, and thus leads up to some proposed alternatives to the existing Bayesian and fiducial arguments forExpand
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