An Inference Technique for Integrating Knowledge from Disparate Sources

@inproceedings{Garvey1981AnIT,
  title={An Inference Technique for Integrating Knowledge from Disparate Sources},
  author={Thomas D. Garvey and John D. Lowrance and Martin A. Fischler},
  booktitle={IJCAI},
  year={1981}
}
This paper introduces a formal method f o r i n t e g r a t i n g knowledge derived from a va r i e t y of sources f o r use in "perceptual reasoning."* The formalism is based on the " e v i d e n t i a l p ropos l t l ona l c a l c u l u s , " a d e r i v a t i v e of Shafer 's mathematical theory of evidence [ 4 ] . I t is more general than e i t h e r a Boolean or Bayeslan approach, prov id ing f o r Boolean and Bayeslan in ferenc lng when the appropr ia te in fo rmat ion i s ava i l ab le… CONTINUE READING