dst: Using Dempster-Shafer Theory
Version 1.0.0

Using Dempster-Shafer Theory of Evidence, also called "Theory of Belief Functions". Basic probability assignments, or mass functions, can be defined on the subsets of a set of possible values. Two mass functions can be combined using Dempster's rule of combination. A mass function can be extended to a larger frame. Marginalization, i.e. reduction to a smaller frame can also be done. These features can be combined to analyze small belief networks and take into account situations where information cannot be satisfactorily described by probability distributions.

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AuthorClaude Boivin, Stat.ASSQ <[email protected]>
Date of publication2018-04-25 21:34:50 UTC
MaintainerClaude Boivin <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
Version1.0.0
Package repositoryView on CRAN
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