Bio-Inspired Optimization of Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Controller Design

  • Oscar Castillo


This chapter presents a general framework for designing interval type-2 fuzzy controllers based on bio-inspired optimization techniques. The problem of designing optimal type-2 fuzzy controllers for complex nonlinear plants under uncertain environments is of crucial importance in achieving good results for real-world applications. Traditional approaches have been using genetic algorithms or trial and error approaches; however, results tend to be not optimal or require very large design times. More recently, bio-inspired optimization techniques, like ant colony optimization or particle swarm intelligence, have also been applied on optimal design of fuzzy controllers. In this chapter, we show how bio-inspired optimization techniques can be used to obtain results that outperform traditional approaches in the design of optimal type-2 fuzzy controllers.


Interval type-2 fuzzy logic Fuzzy control Bio-inspired optimization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tijuana Institute of TechnologyTijuanaMexico

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