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Conceptual conectivity analysis by means of fuzzy partitions

  • Aguilar-Martin J. 
  • Martín M. 
  • Piera N. 
3. Fuzzy Sets
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 521)

Abstract

In this paper we present a set of tools to analyze concepts that describe and explain a set of observations. Due to the inherent vagueness of concepts, that makes hard to decide in a dichotomic base weather an observation is, or is not, a good example for a concept, we consider the concepts associated to fuzzy subsets. Then we study the adequation and coverage of a collection of fuzzy sets to describe a set of observations. In the same way, once a set of concepts has been acepted to describe a set of objects, we study how the concepts are related by means of the observations, and reciprocally, how the objects are related by the concepts. Finally, a short description of the computer program COCOA is given.

Keywords

Classifications Data Analysis Machine Learning Fuzzy Sets 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aguilar-Martin J. 
    • 1
  • Martín M. 
    • 2
    • 3
  • Piera N. 
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.L.A.A.S.-C.N.R.S. 7Toulouse cedexFrance
  2. 2.C.E.A.B.-C.S.I.C. Camí de Santa Bàrbara s/nBlanesSpain
  3. 3.Departament L.S.I. of U.P.C.Facultat d'InformàticaBarcelonaSpain

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