A Modified Dempster's Rule of Combination for Weighted Sources of Evidence

Abstract - We propose a modification of the Dempster's rule of combination, which allows the weighted combination of possibly conflicting beliefs within the Dempster-Shafer framework. We then establish some of the properties of the modified rule of combination in theory and support the theoretically obtained properties with empirical results.

By: Jayanta Basak, Sunil Goyal, Ravi Kothari

Published in: RI04007 in 2004


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