Artificial Life and Robotics

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 59–63 | Cite as

A fuzzy-logic approach to industrial control problems

  • David J. G. JamesEmail author
  • Keith J. Burnham
Original Paper


Increasing demands for improved profitability and product quality, together with a growing awareness of the effects of industrial wastage on the environment, is forcing manufacturers to closely examine their process operations. As a consequence there is currently significant research and development activity aimed at improving control system strategies in a variety of industrial sectors. Recent years have witnessed renewed interest in fuzzy logic and rule-based control strategies and, by considering two illustrative industrial case studies, this paper highlights some of the potential advantages.

Key words

Fuzzy based controllers Industrial applications Supervisory decision making 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Control Theory and Applications CentreConventry UniversityCoventryUK

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