Comparison of Selected Fusion Methods from the Abstract and Rank Levels in a System Using Pawlak’s Approach to Coalition Formation

  • Małgorzata Przybyła-KasperekEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 928)


In this paper, a decision system that uses dispersed knowledge is considered. In particular, an ensemble of classifiers in which the relations between classifiers are analyzed and coalitions of classifiers that are formed is discussed. In a previous work, the use of Pawlak’s conflict model in order to create such coalitions was proposed. In this paper, four fusion methods are used in this system – two from the abstract level and two from the rank level. The results that were obtained using these four methods were compared and some conclusions are presented in this paper.


Decision-making system Ensembles of classifiers Pawlak’s conflict model Fusion method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceUniversity of SilesiaSosnowiecPoland

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