Fusion of sources of evidence with different importances and reliabilities

@article{Smarandache2010FusionOS,
  title={Fusion of sources of evidence with different importances and reliabilities},
  author={Florentin Smarandache and Jean Dezert and Jean-Marc Tacnet},
  journal={2010 13th International Conference on Information Fusion},
  year={2010},
  pages={1-8}
}
This paper presents a new approach for combining sources of evidences with different importances and reliabilities. Usually, the combination of sources of evidences with different reliabilities is done by the classical Shafer's discounting approach. Therefore, to consider unequal importances of sources, if any, a similar reliability discounting process is generally used, making no difference between the notion of importance and reliability. In fact, in multicriteria decision context, these… CONTINUE READING