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
Pages (from-to)649-660
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Journal of General Systems
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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