Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 481–492 | Cite as

Uncertain inference control for balancing an inverted pendulum



Fuzzy inference control uses fuzzy sets to describe the antecedents and consequents of If-Then rules. However, most surveys show the antecedents and consequents are uncertain sets rather than fuzzy sets. This fact provides a motivation to invent an uncertain inference control method. This paper gives an introduction to the design procedures of uncertain inference controller. As an example, an uncertain inference controller for balancing an inverted pendulum system is successfully designed. The computer simulation shows the developed uncertain inference controller is of good robustness.


Inference control Uncertain set Uncertain inference Inverted pendulum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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