Meta-concept and Intelligent Data Processing in the Geotechnical Fields

  • Chi Tran
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 479)


Hence, using the counter-concepts loose orconsolidation orhigh consolidation and intuitive soil or non-intuitive soil to express the knowledge of states of soil consolidation may lead to geotechnical paradoxes. Then, we need a new concept to represent the intelligent data that originates from engineer’s intuition and experiences. It requires further a new methodology for representing and information processing.

A new approach presented in this work for this and many practical problems embraces multiple research disciplines based on integration of modern philosophy, logic, mathematics and engineering experiences. They are referred as denotation representing and computing for determining the relative density of sands using CPT data. It helps us to reach unknown reality through true-false measures and ‘true-false’ analysis using the meta-concept, “true-false”, rather than approximation of the known reality through degrees of truth and ‘degree of truth’ analysis.


Geotechnical engineering Intelligent data processing Counterconcept Meta-concept True-false measure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Technical SciencesWM UniversityOlsztynPoland

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