Fuzzy Set Theory: Basic Concepts, Techniques and Bibliography

Overview

The purpose of this book is to provide the reader who is interested in applications of fuzzy set theory, in the first place with a text to which he or she can refer for the basic theoretical ideas, concepts and techniques in this field and in the second place with a vast and up to date account of the literature. Although there are now many books about fuzzy set theory, and mainly about its applications, e. g. in control theory, there is not really a book available which introduces the elementary theory of fuzzy ...
See more details below
Paperback (Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1996)
$139.00
BN.com price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (6) from $102.93   
  • New (5) from $102.93   
  • Used (1) from $190.27   
Sending request ...

Overview

The purpose of this book is to provide the reader who is interested in applications of fuzzy set theory, in the first place with a text to which he or she can refer for the basic theoretical ideas, concepts and techniques in this field and in the second place with a vast and up to date account of the literature. Although there are now many books about fuzzy set theory, and mainly about its applications, e. g. in control theory, there is not really a book available which introduces the elementary theory of fuzzy sets, in what I would like to call "a good degree of generality". To write a book which would treat the entire range of results concerning the basic theoretical concepts in great detail and which would also deal with all possible variants and alternatives of the theory, such as e. g. rough sets and L-fuzzy sets for arbitrary lattices L, with the possibility-probability theories and interpretations, with the foundation of fuzzy set theory via multi-valued logic or via categorical methods and so on, would have been an altogether different project. This book is far more modest in its mathematical content and in its scope.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Rather than mathematicians, this introductory treatment is geared toward researchers in engineering, data analysis, control theory, pattern recognition, neural networks, clustering, expert systems, information retrieval, operations research, decision making, and image and signal processing. Topics include elementary set theory, fuzzy sets, t-Norms, t-Conorms and Negations, special types of fuzzy sets, fuzzy real numbers, and fuzzy logic. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789048147069
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/9/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures. Preface. 1: Elementary Set Theory. 1. Sets and subsets. 2. Functions and relations. 3. Partially ordered sets. 4. The lattice of subsets of a set. 5. Characteristic functions. 6. Notes. 2: Fuzzy Sets. 1. Definitions and examples. 2. Lattice theoretical operations on fuzzy sets. 3. Pseudocomplementation. 4. Fuzzy sets, functions and fuzzy relations. 5. alpha-levels. 6. Notes. 3: t-Norms, t-Conorms and Negations. 1. Pointwise extensions. 2. t-Norms and t-Conorms. 3. Negations. 4. Notes. 4: Special Types of Fuzzy Sets. 1. Normal fuzzy sets. 2. Convex fuzzy sets. 3. Piecewise linear fuzzy sets. 4. Compact fuzzy sets. 5. Notes. 5: Fuzzy Real Numbers. 1. The probabilistic view. 2. The non-probabilistic view. 3. Interpolation. 4. Notes. 6: Fuzzy Logic. 1. Connectives in classical logic. 2. Fundamental classical theorems. 3. Basic principles of fuzzy logic. 4. Lattice generated fuzzy connectives. 5. t-Norm generated fuzzy connectives. 6. Probabilistically generated fuzzy connectives. 7. Notes. 7: Bibliography. 1. Books. 2. Articles. Index.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)