MEASURES OF UNCERTAINTY AND INFORMATION
This contribution overviews the approaches, results and history of
attempts at measuring uncertainty and information in the various
theories of imprecise probabilities. The main focus, however, is on
the theory of belief functions (or the Dempster-Shafer theory)
and the possibility theory as
most of the development so far has happened there. Due to the limited
space I am focusing on the main ideas and point to references for
details. There are several other published overviews of the subject.
summarizes my personal view of the subject. I do not cover measuring
fuzziness here. Please, see one of the above references for an
introduction and relevant references.
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