The recent theory of plausible and paradoxical reasoning (DSmT) developed by the authors appears to be a nice promising theoretical tools to solve many information fusion problems where the Shafer's model cannot be used due to the intrinsic paradoxical nature of the elements of the frame of discernment and where a strong internal conflict between sources arises. The main idea of DSmT is to work on the hyper-powerset of the frame of discernment of the problem under consideration. Although the definition of hyper-powerset is well established, the major difficulty in practice is to generate such hyper-powersets in order to implement DSmT fusion rule on computers. We present in this paper a simple algorithm for generating hyper-powersets and discuss the limitations of our actual computers to generate such hyper-powersets when the dimension of the problem increases.
Comments: 11 pages
[v1] 6 Mar 2010
Unique-IP document downloads: 15 times
Add your own feedback and questions here:
You are equally welcome to be positive or negative about any paper but please be polite. If you are being critical you must mention at least one specific error, otherwise your comment will be deleted as unhelpful.