Conference Paper (international conference)
serial: Combining Soft Computing and Statistical Methods in Data Analysis , Eds: Borgelt Ch. , Gonzales-Rodriguez G. , Trutschnig W. , Lubiano M.A. , Gil M.A. , Grzegorzewski P. , Hryniewicz O.
action: Soft Methods in Probability and Statistics, (Oviedo, ES, 28.09.2010-01.10.2010)
project(s): GA201/09/1891, GA ČR
keywords: belief network, conditional independence, evidence theory
We present an alternative approach to belief network construction based on operator of composition of basic assignments. We show that belief networks constructed in this way have similar structural properties to Bayesian networks in contrary to previously proposed directed evidential networks by Ben Yaghlane et al.