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Handbook of defeasible reasoning and uncertainty management systems. Vol. 1: Quantified representation of uncertainty and imprecision. (English) Zbl 0908.90001
Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. viii, 477 p. (1998).

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Publisher’s description: This first volume is concerned with the Quantified Representation of Uncertainty and Imprecision. The 14 chapters cover most of the theories that have been proposed for that task and focus on the meaning of those theories. The book gives wide coverage to new theories of quantified uncertainty, as surveys of such theories are difficult to find. This handbook is probably the first to present together so many different theories of quantified uncertainty.
The articles of this volume will be reviewed individually.
Indexed articles:
Smets, Philippe, Probability, possibility, belief: Which and where?, 1-24 [Zbl 0924.68183]
Panti, Giovanni, Multi-valued logics, 25-74 [Zbl 0929.03033]
Novák, Vilém, Fuzzy logic, 75-109 [Zbl 0926.03029]
Howson, Colin, The Bayesian approach, 111-134 [Zbl 0935.03031]
Gillies, Donald, Confirmation theory, 135-167 [Zbl 0944.91012]
Dubois, Didier; Prade, Henri, Possibility theory: Qualitative and quantitative aspects, 169-226 [Zbl 0924.68182]
Kyburg, Henry E. jun., Families of probabilities, 227-245 [Zbl 0934.91010]
Sahlin, Nils-Eric; Rabinowicz, Wlodek, The evidentiary value model, 247-265 [Zbl 0922.90005]
Smets, Philippe, The transferable belief model for quantified belief representation, 267-301 [Zbl 0939.68112]
Benferhat, Salem, Infinitesimal theories of uncertainty for plausible reasoning, 303-356 [Zbl 0934.91008]
Edwards, Anthony W. F., Statistical inference, 357-366 [Zbl 0934.62002]
Pearl, Judea, Graphical models of probabilistic and causal reasoning, 367-389 [Zbl 0933.03020]
Skyrms, Brian; Vanderschraaf, Peter, Game theory, 391-439 [Zbl 0928.91001]
Gigerenzer, Gerd, Psychological challenges for normative models, 441-467 [Zbl 0935.91009]

MSC:
68-00 General reference works (handbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies, etc.) pertaining to computer science
03-00 General reference works (handbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies, etc.) pertaining to mathematical logic and foundations
90-00 General reference works (handbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies, etc.) pertaining to operations research and mathematical programming
00B15 Collections of articles of miscellaneous specific interest
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