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By Giulianella Coletti,R. Scozzafava

The method of chance thought during this booklet (which differs greatly from the standard one, according to a measure-theoretic framework) characterizes chance as a linear operator instead of as a degree, and relies at the inspiration of coherence, which might be framed within the such a lot basic view of conditional likelihood. it's a `flexible' and unifying device fitted to dealing with, e.g., partial likelihood exams (not requiring that the set of all attainable `outcomes' be endowed with a formerly given algebraic constitution, corresponding to a Boolean algebra), and conditional independence, in a fashion that avoids all of the inconsistencies on the topic of logical dependence (so thought relating graphical types extra normal than these often thought of in bayesian networks might be derived). in addition, it truly is attainable to surround different ways to doubtful reasoning, resembling fuzziness, probability services, and default reasoning.
The booklet is stored self-contained, supplied the reader knows the simple points of propositional calculus, linear algebra, and analysis.

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