7. Belief Function Theory

  1. Isabelle Bloch
  1. Isabelle Bloch

Published Online: 27 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470611074.ch7

Information Fusion in Signal and Image Processing: Major Probabilistic and Non-probabilistic Numerical Approaches

Information Fusion in Signal and Image Processing: Major Probabilistic and Non-probabilistic Numerical Approaches

How to Cite

Bloch, I. (2008) Belief Function Theory, in Information Fusion in Signal and Image Processing: Major Probabilistic and Non-probabilistic Numerical Approaches (ed I. Bloch), ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470611074.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848210196

Online ISBN: 9780470611074

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Keywords:

  • function theory;
  • quantitative formal model;
  • inferior probabilities;
  • contradicting observations;
  • classification problem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General concept and philosophy of the theory

  • Modeling

  • Estimation of mass functions

  • Conjunctive combination

  • Other combination modes

  • Decision

  • Application example in medical imaging

  • Bibliography