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Quality & Quantity

, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 735–738 | Cite as

Exact distribution of the product and the quotient of belief functions

  • Saralees Nadarajah
Research Note

Abstract

Exact analytical expressions are derived for the probability distributions of the product and the quotient of two belief functions. The expressions involve a well known special function. It is expected that these results could be useful for modeling problems with respect to belief functions.

Keywords

Belief functions Beta distribution Product Quotient 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of MathematicsUniversity of ManchesterManchesterUK

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