Human and Machine Intelligence — Between Fuzzy Logic and Daoist Thought

  • Liya DingEmail author
  • Xiaogan Liu
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 326)


The theory of fuzziness, offering an important scientific approach in building intelligent machines, has been researched and developed in the past fifty years from various perspectives and applied for real world problem solving in many areas. Daoist thought, being one of the most influential schools of Chinese philosophy, has been studied for more than two thousand years and its wisdom exploited from generation to generation. Would a natural echo exist between the modern fuzzy thinking and the ancient oriental Daoist thought?


Fuzzy logic Precisiation Computing with words Daoism Nonaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Chinese University of Hong KongHong KongChina

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