Specifying nonspecific evidence

@article{Schubert1996SpecifyingNE,
  title={Specifying nonspecific evidence},
  author={Johan Schubert},
  journal={International Journal of Intelligent Systems},
  year={1996},
  volume={11}
}
  • J. Schubert
  • Published 1 August 1996
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal of Intelligent Systems
In an earlier article [J. Schubert, “On nonspecific evidence,” Int. J. Intell. Syst. 8(6), 711–725 (1993)] we established within Dempster‐Shafer theory a criterion function called the metaconflict function. With this criterion we can partition into subsets a set of several pieces of evidence with propositions that are weakly specified in the sense that it may be uncertain to which event a proposition is referring. Each subset in the partitioning is representing a separate event. The… 
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