Classic Works of the Dempster-Shafer Theory of Belief Functions / Edition 1

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This is a collection of classic research papers on the Dempster-Shafer theory of belief functions. The book is the authoritative reference in the field of evidential reasoning and an important archival reference in a wide range of areas including uncertainty reasoning in artificial intelligence and decision making in economics, engineering, and management. The book includes a foreword reflecting the development of the theory in the last forty years.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540253815
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 2/25/2008
  • Series: Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing Series , #219
  • Edition description: 2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 806
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

From the contents: Classic Works of the Dempster-Shafer Theory of Belief Functions: An Introduction.- New Methods for Reasoning toward Posterior Distributions based on Sample Data (1966).- Upper and Lower Probability Induced by a Multivalued Mapping (1967).- A Generalization of Bayesian Inference (1968).- On Random Sets and Belief Functions (1978) .- Non-additive Probabilities in the Work of Bernoulli and Lambert (1978) .- Allocations of Probability (1978).- Computational Methods for a Mathematical Theory of Evidence (1981).- Constructive Probability (1981).- Belief Functions and Parametric Models (1982) .- Entropy and Specificity in a Mathematical-Theory of Evidence (1983) .- A Method for Managing Evidential Reasoning in a Hierarchical Hypothesis Space (1985).- Languages and Designs for Probability Judgment (1985) .- A Set-Theoretic View of Belief Functions: Logical Operations and Approximations by Fuzzy Sets (1986).- Weights of Evidence and Internal Conflict for Support Functions (1986).

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2010

    Best on the topic

    We used the book for a research seminar at Harvard. My professor highly regards the book and considers it the bible on the Dempster-Shafer theory of belief functions.

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