An operative extension of the likelihood ratio test from fuzzy data
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In the present paper we are going to extend the likelihood ratio test to the case in which the available experimental information involves fuzzy imprecision (more precisely, the observable events associated with the random experiment concerning the test may be characterized as fuzzy subsets of the sample space, as intended by Zadeh, 1965). In addition, we will approximate the immediate intractable extension, which is based on Zadeh’s probabilistic definition, by using the minimum inaccuracy principle of estimation from fuzzy data, that has been introduced in previous papers as an operative extension of the maximum likelihood method.
Keywordsfuzzy information likelihood ratio test maximum likelihood estimation minimum inaccuracy estimation Zadeh’s probabilistic definition
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