Foundations of Fuzzy Logic and Soft Computing: 12th International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress, IFSA 2007, Cancun, Mexico, Junw 18-21, 2007, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book comprises a selection of papers from IFSA 2007 on new methods and theories that contribute to the foundations of fuzzy logic and soft computing. Coverage includes the application of fuzzy logic and soft computing in flexible querying, philosophical and human-scientific aspects of soft computing, search engine and information processing and retrieval, as well as intelligent agents and knowledge ant colony.

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Relation Between Interval and Fuzzy Techniques.- Estimating Variance Under Interval and Fuzzy Uncertainty: Case of Hierarchical Estimation.- Testing Shastic Arithmetic and CESTAC Method Via Polynomial Computation.- Friction Model by Using Fuzzy Differential Equations.- From Interval Computations to Constraint-Related Set Computations: Towards Faster Estimation of Statistics and ODEs Under Interval, p-Box, and Fuzzy Uncertainty.- Non-commutative System of Fuzzy Interval Logic Generated by the Checklist Paradigm Measure m 3 Containing Early Zadeh Implication.- Points with Type-2 Operations.- Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets and Their Applications.- Atanassov’s Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets as a Classification Model.- Classification with Nominal Data Using Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets.- Intuitionistic Fuzzy Histograms of an Image.- Image Threshold Using A-IFSs Based on Bounded Histograms.- The Role of Entropy in Intuitionistic Fuzzy Contrast Enhancement.- Representation of Rough Sets Based on Intuitionistic Fuzzy Special Sets.- The Application of Fuzzy Logic and Soft Computing in Flexible Querying.- Towards Vague Query Answering in Logic Programming for Logic-Based Information Retrieval.- On Browsing Domain Ontologies for Information Base Content.- Fuzzy Tree Mining: Go Soft on Your Nodes.- Numerical Properties of Fuzzy Regions: Surface Area.- Qualification of Fuzzy Statements Under Fuzzy Certainty.- Weighted Conjunctive and Disjunctive Aggregation of Possibilistic Truth Values.- Bipolar Queries Using Various Interpretations of Logical Connectives.- A Hierarchical Approach to Object Comparison.- FuzzyXPath: Using Fuzzy Logic an IR Features to Approximately Query XML Documents.- Philosophical and Human-Scientific Aspects of Soft Computing.- Designing Representative Bodies When the Voter Preferences Are Fuzzy.- Possibility Based Modal Semantics for Graded Modifiers.- New Perspective for Structural Learning Method of Neural Networks.- Search Engine and Information Processing and Retrieval.- Web Usage Mining Via Fuzzy Logic Techniques.- Deduction Engine Design for PNL-Based Question Answering System.- Granular Computing and Modeling the Human Thoughts in Web Documents.- Perception Based Data Mining and Decision Making.- Extracting Fuzzy Linguistic Summaries Based on Including Degree Theory and FCA.- Linguistic Summarization of Time Series by Using the Choquet Integral.- Visualization of Possibilistic Potentials.- Joint Model-Based and Data-Based Learning: The Fuzzy Logic Approach.- Selection Criteria for Fuzzy Unsupervised Learning: Applied to Market Segmentation.- Fuzzy Backpropagation Neural Networks for Nonstationary Data Prediction.- Fuzzy Model Based Iterative Learning Control for Phenol Biodegradation.- Fuzzy Modelling Methodologies for Large Database.- Fuzzy Possibilistic Optimization.- On Possibilistic/Fuzzy Optimization.- The Use of Interval-Valued Probability Measures in Optimization Under Uncertainty for Problems Containing a Mixture of Fuzzy, Possibilisitic, and Interval Uncertainty.- On Selecting an Algorithm for Fuzzy Optimization.- A Risk-Minimizing Model Under Uncertainty in Portfolio.- Fuzzy Trees.- Weighted Pattern Trees: A Case Study with Customer Satisfaction Dataset.- Fuzziness and Performance: An Empirical Study with Linguistic Decision Trees.- Fuzzy Logic Theory.- Semi–Boolean and Hyper–Archimedean BL–Algebras.- A Fuzzy Hahn-Banach Theorem.- The Algebraic Properties of Linguistic Value “Truth” and Its Reasoning.- Fuzzy Subgroups with Meet Operation in the Connection of Möbius Transformations.- A Method for Automatic Membership Function Estimation Based on Fuzzy Measures.- Counting Finite Residuated Lattices.- On Proofs and Rule of Multiplication in Fuzzy Attribute Logic.- Graded Fuzzy Rules.- On External Measures for Validation of Fuzzy Partitions.- Coherence Index of Radial Conjunctive Fuzzy Systems.- Topology in Fuzzy Class Theory: Basic Notions.- Features of Mathematical Theories in Formal Fuzzy Logic.- A New Method to Compare Dynamical Systems.- Advances in the Geometrical Study of Rotation-Invariant T-Norms.- Fuzzy Reversed Posynomial Geometric Programming and Its Dual Form.- Posynomial Fuzzy Relation Geometric Programming.- Type-2 Fuzzy Logic.- A Vector Similarity Measure for Type-1 Fuzzy Sets.- On Approximate Representation of Type-2 Fuzzy Sets Using Triangulated Irregular Network.- Hybrid Control for an Autonomous Wheeled Mobile Robot Under Perturbed Torques.- Type-2 Fuzzy Logic for Improving Training Data and Response Integration in Modular Neural Networks for Image Recognition.- Fuzzy Logic Applications.- A Fuzzy Model for Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation.- An Interval-Based Index Structure for Structure Elucidation in Chemical Databases.- Fuzzy Cognitive Layer in RoboCupSoccer.- An Approach to Theory of Fuzzy Discrete Signals.- Using Gradual Numbers for Solving Fuzzy-Valued Combinatorial Optimization Problems.- Fuzzy Classifier with Probabilistic IF-THEN Rules.- Fuzzy Adaptive Search Method for Parallel Genetic Algorithm Tuned by Evolution Degree Based on Diversity Measure.- Fuzzy Controller for Robot Manipulators.- Collaboration Between Hyperheuristics to Solve Strip-Packing Problems.- Neural Networks and Control.- Discrete-Time Recurrent High Order Neural Observer for Induction Motors.- Strict Generalization in Multilayered Perceptron Networks.- Fault Tolerant Control of a Three Tank Benchmark Using Weighted Predictive Control.- Synchronization in Arrays of Chaotic Neural Networks.- Intelligent Agents and Knowledge Ant Colony.- On Fuzzy Projection-Based Utility Decomposition in Compound Multi-agent Negotiations.- Conditional Dempster-Shafer Theory for Uncertain Knowledge Updating.- Ant Colony Optimization Applied to Feature Selection in Fuzzy Classifiers.- Artificial Bee Colony (ABC) Optimization Algorithm for Solving Constrained Optimization Problems.- Beam-ACO Distributed Optimization Applied to Supply-Chain Management.- A Cultural Algorithm with Operator Parameters Control for Solving Timetabling Problems.- On Control for Agents Formation.

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