A New Similarity Measure Between Vague Sets

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 367)


Similarity measure is one of important, effective and widely-used methods in data processing and analysis. Vague set, as a generalized fuzzy set, has more powerful ability to process fuzzy information than fuzzy set. In this paper, we propose a new similarity measure between vague sets. Compared to existing similarity measures, our approach is far more reasonable, practical yet useful in measuring the similarity between vague sets.


Fuzzy sets Vague sets Similarity measure 



The research was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 60972115) and the Scientific Research Common Program of Beijing Municipal Commission of Education (Grant No. SQKM201211232016).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Applied ScienceBeijing Information Science and Technology UniversityBeijingChina

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