Fuzzy sets as a tool for modeling

  • Ronald R. Yager
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1000)


A introduction to the basic concepts of fuzzy set theory is first provided. We next discuss some ideas from the theory of of approximate reasoning. As we shall see it is this theory, which uses fuzzy sets as its primary representational structure, that provides a formal mechanism for reasoning with uncertain information. Finally we discuss the technology of fuzzy systems modeling. This technology has provided the bases for most of the current generation of applications of fuzzy set theory.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald R. Yager
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  1. 1.Machine Intelligence InstituteIona CollegeNew Rochelle

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