Due to poor natural factors and human interference, the information that was obtained by sensors tends to have high uncertainty and high conflict with others. A combination of highly conflicting evidence with Dempster’s rule often produces results that run counter to intuition. To solve the above problem, a conflict evidence combination methodology is proposed in this article, which contains the distance of evidence, classical conflict coefficient, and two-tuple IOWA operator. Both the classical conflict coefficient and Jousselme distance indicate the degree of evidence conflict, and it is clear that the two parameters are symmetrical. First, the two-tuple IOWA operator is proposed. Second, the orness
is determined by aggregated data; then, the weighting vector is calculated by a maximal entropy method. Finally, the weighted average is the evidence in the system by a two-tuple IOWA operator; then, the Dempster combination rule is utilized to fuse information. Compared with other existing methods, the presented methodology has high performance when dealing with conflict evidence and has strong anti-interference ability.
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