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A Novel Uncertainty Management Approach for Air Combat Situation Assessment Based on Improved Belief Entropy

School of Electronics and Information, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710072, China
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Entropy 2019, 21(5), 495; https://doi.org/10.3390/e21050495
Received: 17 March 2019 / Revised: 9 May 2019 / Accepted: 9 May 2019 / Published: 14 May 2019
Uncertain information exists in each procedure of an air combat situation assessment. To address this issue, this paper proposes an improved method to address the uncertain information fusion of air combat situation assessment in the Dempster–Shafer evidence theory (DST) framework. A better fusion result regarding the prediction of military intention can be helpful for decision-making in an air combat situation. To obtain a more accurate fusion result of situation assessment, an improved belief entropy (IBE) is applied to preprocess the uncertainty of situation assessment information. Data fusion of assessment information after preprocessing will be based on the classical Dempster’s rule of combination. The illustrative example result validates the rationality and the effectiveness of the proposed method. View Full-Text
Keywords: Dempster–Shafer evidence theory (DST); air combat situation assessment; belief entropy; uncertainty management; uncertainty measure Dempster–Shafer evidence theory (DST); air combat situation assessment; belief entropy; uncertainty management; uncertainty measure
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Zhou, Y.; Tang, Y.; Zhao, X. A Novel Uncertainty Management Approach for Air Combat Situation Assessment Based on Improved Belief Entropy. Entropy 2019, 21, 495.

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