The α-junctions: Combination operators applicable to belief functions

  • Philippe Smets
Invited Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1244)


Derivation through axiomatic arguments of the operators that represent associative, commutative and non interactive combinations within belief function theory. The derived operators generalize the conjunction, disjunction and exclusive disjunction cases. The operators are characterized by one parameter.


Actual World Combination Rule Belief Function Combination Operator Conjunctive Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philippe Smets
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  1. 1.IRIDIAUniversité Libre de BruxellesBelgium

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