Axioms for Probability and Belief-Function Propagation


In this paper, we describe an abstract framework and axioms under which exact local computation of marginals is possible. The primitive objects of the framework are variables and valuations. The primitive operators of the framework are combination and marginalization. These operate on valuations. We state three axioms for these operators and we derive the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-44792-4_20


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