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The Combination Functions

In this system more than one combination function is used. They were found by experience. It showed up, that there are four cases:

The normal AND/OR is realized with min/max; the AND with compensation by geometrical mean . In the case of OR with compensation it is more difficult: the attributes are in a special relation. The immediate to the long term interest are in the ratio 1 to 2 (cubroot1 ); interest to responsibility is in the inverse ratio 2 to 1 (cubroot2 ).


Harold Boley & Victoria Hall (hall@dfki.uni-kl.de)