Self-organizing Relationship (SOR) Network with Fuzzy Inference Based Evaluation and Its Application to Trailer-Truck Back-Up Control

  • Takanori Koga
  • Keiichi Horio
  • Takeshi Yamakawa
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3316)


In this paper, the self-organizing relationship (SOR) network with fuzzy inference based evaluation is proposed. The SOR network can extract a desired I/O relationship using I/O vector pairs and their evaluations. The evaluations can be given by a user or calculated by the evaluation function. However, in many applications, it is difficult to calculate the evaluation using simple functions. It is effective to employ fuzzy inference for evaluating the I/O vector pairs. The proposed system is applied to design the trailer-truck back-up controller, and experimental result is easily realized with some fundamental fuzzy if-then rules.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takanori Koga
    • 1
  • Keiichi Horio
    • 1
  • Takeshi Yamakawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Kyushu Institute of TechnologyGraduate School of Life Science and Systems EngineeringFukuokaJapan

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