WHERE WE STAND AT PROBABILISTIC REASONING

Wilhelm Rödder, Elmar Reucher, Friedhelm Kulmann

Abstract

Bayes-Nets are a suitable means for probabilistic inference. Such nets are very restricted concerning the communication language with the user, however. MinREnt-inference in a conditional environment is a powerful counterpart to this concept. Here conditional expressions of high complexity instead of mere potential tables in a directed acyclic graph, permit rich communication between system and user. This is true as well for knowledge acquisition as for query and response. For any such step of probabilistic reasoning, processed information is measurable in the information theoretical unit bit . The expert-system-shell SPIRIT is a professional tool for such inference and allows realworld (decision-)models with umpteen variables and hundreds of rules.

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in Harvard Style

Rödder W., Reucher E. and Kulmann F. (2009). WHERE WE STAND AT PROBABILISTIC REASONING . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8111-99-9, pages 394-397. DOI: 10.5220/0002241503940397


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco09,
author={Wilhelm Rödder and Elmar Reucher and Friedhelm Kulmann},
title={WHERE WE STAND AT PROBABILISTIC REASONING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO,},
year={2009},
pages={394-397},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002241503940397},
isbn={978-989-8111-99-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO,
TI - WHERE WE STAND AT PROBABILISTIC REASONING
SN - 978-989-8111-99-9
AU - Rödder W.
AU - Reucher E.
AU - Kulmann F.
PY - 2009
SP - 394
EP - 397
DO - 10.5220/0002241503940397