17. Fuzzy Predictive Distributions

  1. Reinhard Viertl

Published Online: 5 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470974414.ch17

Statistical Methods for Fuzzy Data

Statistical Methods for Fuzzy Data

How to Cite

Viertl, R. (2011) Fuzzy Predictive Distributions, in Statistical Methods for Fuzzy Data, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470974414.ch17

Author Information

  1. Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699454

Online ISBN: 9780470974414



  • fuzzy predictive distributions;
  • three important situations for predictions;
  • standard situation predictive distributions – conditional, on observed samples;
  • discrete stochastic quantities;
  • discrete models - with continuous parameter space;
  • Bernoulli distribution - with point probabilities;
  • a priori and a posteriori density of ˜θ;
  • density of beta distribution;
  • continuous stochastic models;
  • continuous case - and generalized integral


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Discrete case

  • Discrete models with continuous parameter space

  • Continuous case

  • Problems