Propagation of Belief Functions in Singly-Connected Hybrid Directed Evidential Networks
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Directed evidential networks (DEVNs) can be seen, at present, as an extremely powerful graphical tool for representing and reasoning with uncertain knowledge in the framework of evidence theory.
The main purpose of this paper is twofold. Firstly, it introduces hybrid directed evidential networks which generalize the standard DEVNs. Secondly, it presents an algorithm for performing inference over singly-connected hybrid evidential networks.
KeywordsEvidence Network Conditional Belief Functions Conditionals Specified Generalized Bayesian Theorem (GBT) Child Nodes
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