Measuring granularity in evidence theory

Mark J. Wierman

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A new measure of uncertainty for evidence theory is presented. The measure of granularity is similar in form to the Shannon entropy but depends on set size as well as weight. It also has connections to the Hartley measure and the granularity measure of rough set theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)649-660
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Journal of General Systems
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications


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