# Combining degrees of impairment: the case of the index of Balthazard.

Claudi Alsina; Enric Trillas; Claudio Moraga

Mathware and Soft Computing (2003)

- Volume: 10, Issue: 1, page 23-41
- ISSN: 1134-5632

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topAlsina, Claudi, Trillas, Enric, and Moraga, Claudio. "Combining degrees of impairment: the case of the index of Balthazard.." Mathware and Soft Computing 10.1 (2003): 23-41. <http://eudml.org/doc/39294>.

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abstract = {Using techniques for modeling indices by means of functional equations and resources from fuzzy set theory, the classical Balthazard index used in order to combine several degrees of impairment is characterized in two natural ways and its use is criticized. In addition some hints are given on how to study better solutions than Balthazard's one for the problem of combining impairment degrees.},

author = {Alsina, Claudi, Trillas, Enric, Moraga, Claudio},

journal = {Mathware and Soft Computing},

keywords = {Espacio normado probabilístico; Ecuaciones funcionales; Aplicaciones biomédicas; Lógica difusa; Balthazard index; degrees of impairment; combination of several degrees of impairment; fuzzy set theory},

language = {eng},

number = {1},

pages = {23-41},

title = {Combining degrees of impairment: the case of the index of Balthazard.},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/39294},

volume = {10},

year = {2003},

}

TY - JOUR

AU - Alsina, Claudi

AU - Trillas, Enric

AU - Moraga, Claudio

TI - Combining degrees of impairment: the case of the index of Balthazard.

JO - Mathware and Soft Computing

PY - 2003

VL - 10

IS - 1

SP - 23

EP - 41

AB - Using techniques for modeling indices by means of functional equations and resources from fuzzy set theory, the classical Balthazard index used in order to combine several degrees of impairment is characterized in two natural ways and its use is criticized. In addition some hints are given on how to study better solutions than Balthazard's one for the problem of combining impairment degrees.

LA - eng

KW - Espacio normado probabilístico; Ecuaciones funcionales; Aplicaciones biomédicas; Lógica difusa; Balthazard index; degrees of impairment; combination of several degrees of impairment; fuzzy set theory

UR - http://eudml.org/doc/39294

ER -

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