Dempster-Shafer Evidence Theory and Study of Some Key Problems

Ying-Jin Lu, Jun He
As one of the most important mathematical methods, the Dempster-Shafer (D-S) evidence theory has been widely used in date fusion, risk assessment, target identification, knowledge reasoning, and other fields. This paper summarized the development and recent studies of the explanations of D-S model, evidence combination algorithms, and the improvement of the conflict during evidence combination, and also compared all explanation models, algorithms, improvements, and their applicable conditions.
more » ... icable conditions. We are trying to provide a reference for future research and applications through this summarization.