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Mixture surrogate models based on Dempster-Shafer theory for global optimization problems. / Muller, Juliane; Piche, Robert.

In: Journal of Global Optimization, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2011, p. 79-104.

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Muller, Juliane ; Piche, Robert. / Mixture surrogate models based on Dempster-Shafer theory for global optimization problems. In: Journal of Global Optimization. 2011 ; Vol. 51, No. 1. pp. 79-104.

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