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Reasoning about uncertainty

Author: Joseph Y Halpern
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using formal systems to represent and reason about uncertainty.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Y Halpern
ISBN: 0262083205 9780262083201
OCLC Number: 51810763
Description: xiv, 483 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Some Puzzles and Problems --
Representing Uncertainty --
Possible Worlds --
Probability Measures --
Justifying Probability --
Lower and Upper Probabilities --
Dempster-Shafer Belief Functions --
Possibility Measures --
Ranking Functions --
Relative Likelihood --
Plausibility Measures --
Choosing a Representation --
Updating Beliefs --
Updating Knowledge --
Probabilistic Conditioning --
Justifying Probabilistic Conditioning --
Bayes' Rule --
Conditioning with Sets of Probabilities --
Evidence --
Conditioning Inner and Outer Measures --
Conditioning Belief Functions --
Conditioning Possibility Measures --
Conditioning Ranking Functions --
Conditioning Plausibility Measures --
Constructing Conditional Plausibility Measures --
Algebraic Conditional Plausibility Spaces --
Jeffrey's Rule --
Relative Entropy --
Independence and Bayesian Networks --
Probabilistic Independence --
Probabilistic Conditional Independence --
Independence for Plausibility Measures --
Random Variables --
Bayesian Networks --
Qualitative Bayesian Networks --
Quantitative Bayesian Networks --
Independencies in Bayesian Networks --
Plausibilistic Bayesian Networks --
Expectation --
Expectation for Probability Measures --
Expectation for Other Notions of Likelihood --
Expectation for Sets of Probability Measures --
Expectation for Belief Function --
Inner and Outer Expectation --
Expectation for Possibility Measures and Ranking Functions --
Plausibilistic Expectation --
Decision Theory --
The Basic Framework --
Decision Rules --
Generalized Expected Utility.
Responsibility: Joseph Y. Halpern.

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