The Product of Capacities and Belief Functions
AbstractCapacities (monotone, non-additive set functions) have been suggested to describe situations of uncertainty. We examine the question of how to define the product of two independent capacities. In particular, for the product of two belief functions (totally monotone capacities), there is a unique minimal product belief function. This is characterized in several ways.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics in its series Discussion Papers with number 93-04.
Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: May 1993
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Publication status: Published in: Mathematical Social Sciences, 1996, 32(2) pp 95-108
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uncertainty; capacities; non-additive measures; lower probabilities; belief functions;
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