Recovering Incedence Functions

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In incidence calculus, inferences usually are made by calculating incidence sets and probabilities of formulae based on a given incidence function in an incidence calculus theory. However it is still the case that numerical values are assigned on some formulae directly without giving the incidence function. This paper discusses how to recover incidence functions in these cases. The result can be used to calculate mass functions from belief functions in the Dempster-Shafer theory of evidence (or DS theory) and define probability spaces from inner measures (or lower bounds) of probabilities on the relevant propositional language set.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSymbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning and Uncertainty
Subtitle of host publicationEuropean Conference ECSQARU '93 Granada, Spain, November 8–10, 1993 Proceedings
Place of PublicationLondon, UK, UK
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-540-48130-0
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-57395-1
Publication statusPublished - 1993

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)747


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