Fuzzy Sets and Subobjects

  • Ulrich Höhle
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 177)


The purpose of this paper is to stress the fact that in Higgs’ category L-SET fuzzy subsets can be identified with subobjects. As a by-product we obtain a representation of a given fuzzy subset as a sheaf of ordinary sets over L


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Höhle
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  1. 1.Fachbereich MathematikBergische Universität WuppertalWuppertal 1Federal Republic of Germany

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