By Glenn Shafer
Both in technology and in functional affairs we cause via combining proof purely inconclusively supported by means of facts. development on an summary realizing of this means of mixture, this ebook constructs a brand new concept of epistemic chance. the speculation attracts at the paintings of A. P. Dempster yet diverges from Depster's point of view via selecting his "lower possibilities" as epistemic chances and taking his rule for combining "upper and decrease possibilities" as basic.
The publication opens with a critique of the well known Bayesian idea of epistemic likelihood. It then proceeds to enhance an alternative choice to the additive set features and the rule of thumb of conditioning of the Bayesian concept: set features that want merely be what Choquet known as "monotone of order of infinity." and Dempster's rule for combining such set services. This rule, including the belief of "weights of evidence," ends up in either an intensive new concept and a greater realizing of the Bayesian conception. The e-book concludes with a quick remedy of statistical inference and a dialogue of the constraints of epistemic likelihood. Appendices comprise mathematical proofs, that are rather uncomplicated and rarely rely on arithmetic extra complicated that the binomial theorem.
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A Mathematical Theory of Evidence by Glenn Shafer