Fuzzy Logic and Intelligent Technologies for Nuclear Science and Industry: Proceedings of the 3rd International FLINS Workshop, Antwerp, Belgium, 14-16 September 1998

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Following FLINS '94 and FLINS '96, the first and second International Workshops on Fuzzy Logic and Intelligent Technologies in Nuclear Science, FLINS '98 covers recent developments, both of a foundational and applicational character, in the fields of intelligent techniques such as fuzzy logic, neural networks, genetic algorithms, robotics, man-machine interface and decision-support systems within nuclear science and related research fields.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789810235321
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/1998
  • Pages: 496

Table of Contents

Computational Intelligence and Nuclear Engineering 1
Uninorms: The Known Classes 21
The Dizzy Number of Fuzzy Implication Operators on Finite Chains 29
General Reliability Theory on the Basis of Upper and Lower Previsions 36
Fuzzy Typical Values and Sets Defined from Statistical Data 44
Some Remarks on Stationary Possibilistic Processes 52
Defuzzification: Methods and Properties 61
Towards a Descriptive Evaluation of Aggregation Models in Fuzzy Decision Support Systems 69
Application of a Modified OWA Operator to a Designer Decision Support System (DDSS) 75
Stability of Fuzzy Decision Trees When Classifying Evolving Observations 83
Fuzzy Rule-Based Modeling of a Class of Nonlinear Complex Systems 91
Fuzzy Controller Structure Transformation 99
Fuzzy Modeling and System Identification 111
Estimating Fractal Dimension Using Fuzzy Model 121
Improvement of the Robustness of Model-Based Measuring Methods Using Fuzzy Logic 129
Data Classification Based on Subtractive and Gravity Fuzzy C-Means Clustering 143
Predictive Control Using Fuzzy Models Applied to a Steam Generating Unit 151
The Importance of Softcomputing Methods for Military Observation Systems 163
Multistage Fuzzy Control in Some Power Engineering Applications 171
Risk Analysis in Distributed Databases Using Evidence Theory 179
The Use of Bayesian Belief Nets in Safety Assessment of Software Based Systems 187
The Calibration of the Normal Information Diffusion Model and Its Application in Risk Assessment of Natural Disaster 195
Rough Discovery for Nuclear Safety 203
Risk Estimation of Natural Disaster in Human Province by Fuzzy Mathematical Method 211
A Data Model for the Morphogenetic Neuron and Its Analogy with the Physical Model of Belief and Plausibility Measures 218
Possibilistic Decision Making in Sensor Systems 228
A Comparison of Advanced Techniques for Monitoring the Condition of Machinery 238
A Proposal for an Adaptive Information Filtering and Control Concept 248
On Analog Implementation of Discrete Neural Networks 258
Genetic Algorithms in Dynamical Systems Optimisation and Adaptation 266
Underwater Target Localization and Estimation of Ocean Environmental Parameters Using a Genetic Algorithm 276
Comprehensive Fuzzy Control of Systems with Complex Sensor Patterns 286
Integration of Linguistic and Numerical Information for Biped Locomotion 294
Position and Vibration Control of a Flexible Robot Manipulator Using Fuzzy Logic 302
Stroke Based Gesture Recognition Using Polhemus Sensor for Remote Work Monitoring 310
A Neural Algorithm for Moving Control of Mobile Robots in an Office Hall 318
A Robot Endeffector Tracking System Based on Feedforward Neural Network 324
Knowledge Management - A Tool for the Deregulated Market Place 332
Nuclear Energy and Safety Assessment 345
Determination of Funding Requirements in Radioactive Waste Management Projects Using Fuzzy Reasoning 353
Contribution of Neural Networks to Nuclear Measurements 360
A Fuzzy Clustering Application to Land Use Classification In Satellite Images 368
On-line Integration of Camera and Radiation Data Using Neural Network 376
Practical Inconsistency Management for Critical-Tasks Decision-Support Systems 384
Continued Fractions: Yet Another Tool to Overcome the Curse of Dimensionality 392
Triga Mark-II Reactor Controller Design Using Genetic Algorithm 400
Fuel Reload Pattern Design within a Family of Hybrid Architectures 408
A Small Scale Simulator of the Pressurizer with Expert System 416
Comparative Study of Fuzzy Control, PID Control, and Advanced Fuzzy Control for Simulating a Nuclear Reactor Operation 424
Development of Plant Surveillance and Operations Systems at the OECD Halden Reactor Project 435
FAME - a Tool for Function Allocation in NPP Control Rooms 444
A Neuro-Fuzzy Model Applied to Full Range Signal Validation of PWR Nuclear Power Plant Data 451
ALADDIN: A Neural Classifier of Fast Transients for Alarm Filtering in Nuclear Power Plants 459
The Challenges for Telerobotics in a Nuclear Environment 467
Virtual Teleoperation for Nuclear Hot-Cell Applications 475
Author Index 483
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